The Palingenesis of Craps.

New York: The Press of the Woolly Whale, 1933. First edition, one of 400 copies "of which 150 are for sale." Small 8vo, original black cloth spine, printed boards, [8], 8, [2] pages Frontis portrait, illus., map endpapers. A little soiled and worn; a very good copy. Item #12896

On the career of early New Orleans notable Bernard Xavier Philippe de Marigny de Mandeville (1785-1868) or specifically his achievement of having brought the English dice game hazards to New Orleans where it evolved into craps.

Price: $50.00