The Game of Ombre


The Game of Ombre

GIBBS, Henry H.

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The first edition of 200 copies was printed in 1874. This edition is 100 copies. It has a new Preface explaining that Belinda's Game, taken and expanded by the author from Alexander Pope's 'Rape of the Lock,' and published as a Supplementary Chapter in 1875, is now incorporated into this Second Edition.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Privately Printed for Circulation (by Chiswick Press)
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Date Published: 1878
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good +
  • Signed: Yes
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    viii, 120 p., including Index. 22 cm. Illustrated with an engraved b&w frontispiece and two colour plates. Head-and tail-pieces. Inscribed by the author to Margaret Northcote on a front endpaper in 1880. Purple cloth, with faded spine and edges. A leaf of errata is inserted before p. 1. Corners worn and spine ends chipped. Bookplate for Alvin I. Dust (1922-2009), professor of English at University of Waterloo, on front pastedown endpaper.

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