Hooper, William | Fun with numbers and other disciplines, card tricks
Rational recreations, in which the principles of numbers … are clearly ... elucidated ... Among which are all those commonly performed with the cards. London: Printed for L. Davis; J. Robson; B. Law; and G. Robinson, 1774
4 volumes, 8vo (203 x 127 mm). Half-titles, 65 engraved folding plates; a fine, fresh copy. Contemporary calf, the spine gilt in 6 compartments, red and black lettering- and numbering-pieces; numbering-pieces defective (vol. 3 label gone), joints rubbed and starting.
ESTC T72968; Tomash & Williams H155; Toole Stott 389
Robinson Wordsworth (inscription on vol. 1 half-title dated 9 October 1799) — Walter Gray (pencil signature on half-title and title-page in vol. 1, on title-pages in vols. 2–4) — G. Fairlie (ink stamp on title-page of all 4 vols.)
Condition as described in catalogue entry.
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