The History of Gambling in England (1898)

The History of Gambling in England (1898)

Hardback296pp214x136mm

9780875850733     Product Code: 507849

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After an introduction that surveys the history of gambling from ancient Egypt to medieval England, John Ashton gives a remarkably detailed account of this ‘disease that is most contagious’, including individual gamblers and notorious wagers, horse racing, gambling clubs, lotteries, financial ‘bubbles’ and life insurance. Reprint edition. No jacket and off-mint .

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