Canasta - How to Play and Win - Including the Official Rules and Pointers for Play

Canasta - How to Play and Win - Including the Official Rules and Pointers for Play

by Ottilie H. Reilly

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Overview

Written for beginners, O’Reilly’s ‘Canasta – How to Play and Win’ covers the card game’s origins, laws and rules and the book features practical pointers and suggestions. ‘Canasta’, the rummy-style card game, originated in South America and became popular in the 1940s. Its popularity spread to the United States just before O’Reilly’s official guidebook was published in 1949, when it was also referred to as the ‘Argentinian Rummy Game’. Contents include: foreword - A Game Was Born - for Four Players - The Frozen Discard Pile - Treys—Red and Black - Concealed Hands - Pointers and Suggestions - Strategy of Play – Proprieties - for Two and Three Players - Score Sheets - Simple Summary for Beginners - Laws of Canasta. We are republishing this rare work using the original text and featuring a new introduction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447415695
Publisher: Read Books
Publication date: 06/09/2011
Pages: 74
Sales rank: 200,979
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.18(d)

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