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The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims. Volume I (of II)

By Andrew Steinmetz
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  • THE GAMING TABLE:
    • ITS VOTARIES AND VICTIMS,
      • In all Times and Countries, especially in England and in France.
        • IN TWO VOLUMES.—VOL. I.
      • IN TWO VOLUMES.—VOL. I.
    • In all Times and Countries, especially in England and in France.
      • IN TWO VOLUMES.—VOL. I.
    • IN TWO VOLUMES.—VOL. I.
    • PREFACE.
    • Contents
  • THE GAMING TABLE.
    • CHAPTER I. THE UNIVERSAL PASSION OF GAMING; OR, GAMING ALL THE WORLD OVER.
    • CHAPTER II. GAMBLING AMONG THE ANCIENT HINDOOS.—A HINDOO LEGEND AND ITS MODERN
    • CHAPTER III. GAMBLING AMONG THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS, PERSIANS, AND GREEKS.
    • CHAPTER IV. GAMING AMONG THE ANCIENT ROMAN EMPERORS.
    • CHAPTER V. GAMBLING IN FRANCE IN ALL TIMES.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF MODERN GAMING IN ENGLAND.
    • CHAPTER VII. GAMBLING IN BRIGHTON IN 1817.
    • CHAPTER VIII. GAMBLING AT THE GERMAN BATHING-PLACES.——
      • BADEN AND ITS CONVERSATION HOUSE.
    • BADEN AND ITS CONVERSATION HOUSE.
    • CHAPTER IX. GAMBLING IN THE UNITED STATES.
    • CHAPTER X. LADY GAMESTRESSES.
    • CHAPTER XI. GAMBLING POETS, SAVANTS, PHILOSOPHERS, WITS, AND STATESMEN.
    • CHAPTER XII. REMARKABLE GAMESTERS. ——MONSIEUR CHEVALIER.
    • CHAPTER XIII. THE LOTTERIES AND THEIR BEWILDERMENTS.
    • CHAPTER XIV. THE LAWS AGAINST GAMING IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES.
      • 1. ANCIENT ROME.
    • 1. ANCIENT ROME.
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