Playing cards were introduced into Europe in the late 14th century and became a gaming device of such seemingly endless adaptability that they permeated every level of society from the lowest tavern to the Royal Courts of Europe for many hundreds of years. This book provides clearly explained rules of over 45 period card games from the late medieval period to the Napoleonic era.
67 pages. Book size 105 x 147mm. First published 2008.
One of a set of rule books researched and written by Gothic Green Oak as a handy resource for those interested in historic games from the medieval to Napoleonic periods. You might also be interested in Historic Board and Dice Games - Roman to 1800.