The Doctrine of Chances, or the Theory of Gaming, Made Easy to every Person acquainted with common Arithmetic, so as to enable them to calculate the Probabilities of Events in Lotteries, Cards, Horse Racing, Dice, &c. with Tables on Chance, never before published. William Rouse.
The Doctrine of Chances, or the Theory of Gaming, Made Easy to every Person acquainted with common Arithmetic, so as to enable them to calculate the Probabilities of Events in Lotteries, Cards, Horse Racing, Dice, &c. with Tables on Chance, never before published
The Doctrine of Chances, or the Theory of Gaming, Made Easy to every Person acquainted with common Arithmetic, so as to enable them to calculate the Probabilities of Events in Lotteries, Cards, Horse Racing, Dice, &c. with Tables on Chance, never before published
The Doctrine of Chances, or the Theory of Gaming, Made Easy to every Person acquainted with common Arithmetic, so as to enable them to calculate the Probabilities of Events in Lotteries, Cards, Horse Racing, Dice, &c. with Tables on Chance, never before published
The Doctrine of Chances, or the Theory of Gaming, Made Easy to every Person acquainted with common Arithmetic, so as to enable them to calculate the Probabilities of Events in Lotteries, Cards, Horse Racing, Dice, &c. with Tables on Chance, never before published

The Doctrine of Chances, or the Theory of Gaming, Made Easy to every Person acquainted with common Arithmetic, so as to enable them to calculate the Probabilities of Events in Lotteries, Cards, Horse Racing, Dice, &c. with Tables on Chance, never before published

London: Gye & Balne, [1814], First edition. With three large folding tables of probabilties (on two plates) and tables throughout. Engraved title-page vignette. Clean throughout aside from some foxing to first and last few leaves and to plates. Creases on plates reinforced with document tape. Reference library stamp to verso of title-page. A very good, untrimmed copy of this handbook on gambling and game theory that draws on advanced mathematical principles. Untrimmed in modern calf-backed marbled boards. Octavo. [2], 350, [2, errata] pp. Item #17088

A contemporary library record describes the present work as “A curious book, containing the announcement and solution of ninety problems and many games. The author aims to guard the novice against incurring the hazards of gaming, by showing the expectations in each individual play.”.

Annual Report of the Superintendent of Insurance to the New York Legislature (1868), p. cxxxiii.

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