Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson & Brothers, 1862. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #24497
21-134pp. Original brown cloth stamped in blind and gold on the front panel. With chapters on the origins of the game, mode of playing, playing alone, lap, slam, jambone, and jamboree, and more. Previous owner's name in pencil and old bookseller blind stamp on the front free endpaper, some pencil markings and numbers on the flyleaves, rebacked spine. A very good copy. Jessel 1180.; 12mo.