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    W. Hooper. Rational Recreations. London: B. Law and Son and G. G. and J. Robinson, 1794. Fourth edition, corrected. Four octavo volumes. xvi, 267; xii, 280; xii, 296; xi, 367 pages. 65 plates, many folding. Additional engravings in the text. Overall, very good.

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    The subtitle being: In Which the Principles of Numbers and Natural Philosophy are Clearly and Copiously Elucidated,by a Series of Easy, Entertaining, Interesting Experiments. Among Which are All Those Commonly Performed with the Cards. Full contemporary calf over boards. Leather title labels to spines. Marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplates of Lord Stanley of Alderley to front pastedowns. Hinges and joints weak. Top board to volume IV loose and holding tentatively by binding cords. Overall a very good, clean set.

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