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CASSELL'S
BOOK OF
IN-DOOR AMUSEMENTS,
CARD GAMES,
AND
FIRESIDE FUN.

With Numerous Illustrations.

THIRD EDITION.

Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.:
LONDON, PARIS & NEW YORK.

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PREFACE.

This Work is a companion volume to Cassell's Book of Sports and Pastimes. As the latter—with the exception of the special sections on "Recreative Science," "The Workshop," and "Home Pets"—is largely occupied with games and sports which are usually carried on out-of-doors, it will be seen that the present book, which is almost exclusively devoted to indoor games of various kinds, forms a very fitting supplement to the other.

It has been the constant aim of the different writers to convey their information in plain, accurate, direct fashion, so that readers may come to understand, on the first occasion of consulting it, that Cassell's Book of Indoor Amusements, Card Games, and Fireside Fun is a Work that deserves their confidence, and may accordingly acquire the habit of referring to it, as a matter of

 

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