Work, Milton C. Auction Methods Up-To-Date (Including the New Laws of 1920)
Philadelphia The John C. Winston Company 1920 First Edition Cloth Very Good- with no dust jacket
332 pp., red cloth boards with gold lettering (lettering on spine is rubbed). Spine somewhat slanted, some edgewear, corners a bit bumped. A well-preserved copy.
A thorough discussion of the rules and methods of auction bridge, the successor to whist and the precursor to contract bridge. This edition incorporates the 1920 Laws of Auction Code promulgated by The Whist Club. The book is divided into five parts: (1) The Bidding, (2) The Play, (3) Tournament Hands, (4) The Laws of Auction, and (5) Glossary of Auction Terms.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall