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PROCTOR, RICHARD A. - Chance and Luck: a discussion of the laws of luck, coincidences, wagers, lotteries, and the fallacies of gambling; with notes on poker and martingales.

London, Longmans 1887. Octavo publisher's blue cloth lettered in gilt & blocked in black. Quite a good copy. ¶ First edition. "Now the fact is that nobody except a gambler can write a satisfactory book on gambling ... all the same, I think Mr. Proctor's book is a very useful one; and I freely confess I have gambled more upon a principle, as it were, since I have read it." (Bernard Shaw's review for the Pall Mall Gazette).
AUD 275.00 [Appr.: EURO 172.75 US$ 195.71 | £UK 147.5 | JP¥ 21831] Book number 8597

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