Schott's Sporting, Gaming and Idling Miscellany

Schott's Sporting, Gaming and Idling Miscellany

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Schott's Sporting, Gaming & Idling Playing Cards will each feature a quotation which will cover the three aspects of the book and will range from David Mamet on Poker to Ernest Hemingway on what it is to be a Loser. The specially selected quotations are arranged by themes, such as: Aces winning Kings chess Queens women in sport Jacks cheating 10s defeat Who could resist buying playing cards with quotations as memorable as: 'Playing snooker gives you firm hands and helps to build up character. It is the ideal recreation for dedicated nuns' - Archbishop Luigi Barbarito 'Women never look so well as when one comes in wet and dirty from hunting.' - Robert S Surtees 'Winning doesn't really matter, as long as you win.' - Vinnie Jonesshow more

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  • Cards
  • 57 x 87mm
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • UK ed.
  • 0747577161
  • 9780747577164

About Ben Schott

Ben Schott is the bestselling author of Schott's Original Miscellany and Schott's Food & Drink Miscellany. A photographer, designer, picker-up of unconsidered trifles, and miscellanist, he lives in London and divides his time between Highgate and the reading rooms of the British Library.show more

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