Book, written in 1674 by Charles Cotton, describing games and how to play them. The full title is: "The Compleat Gamester: or Instructions - How to play at Billiards, Trucks, Bowls and Chess - together with all manner of usual and most Gentile Games either on Cards or Dice - to which is added the Arts and Mysteries of Riding, Racing, Archery and Cock-Fighting"

Modeled after Izaak Walton's book, The Compleat Angler, a treatise on fishing, it is the definitive reference for how games were played in Restoration England.

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