Monthly Archives: July 2017

Observations regarding early printings of Cavendish’s “The Pocket Guide to Bezique”: Part 2

Note:  The proofreading on my bibliography of Professor Hoffmann booklets continues. It actually is going a little beyond straight proofreading, since it has involved some revisions. I have tried to make the text a little more, oh, maybe succinct, or … Continue reading

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Observations regarding early printings of Cavendish’s “The Pocket Guide to Bezique”: Part 1

Note: I am still spending a moderate amount of time in proofreading my bibliography of Professor Hoffmann’s card-game booklets. Some of the miscues I have found are interesting. For instance, I thought I had moved the placement of a footnote (a … Continue reading

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My earliest Cavendish booklets . . .

Last I went through my Cavendish booklets (published by De La Rue), or most of them. I was surprised at how long ago some of them were printed. During the past few years, I have not looked much for Cavendish … Continue reading

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Update on my forthcoming bibliography of Professor Hoffmann’s card-game booklets . . .

Well, my work on the book is now basically finished. I am now involved in proofreading. (I am also prevailing upon my daughter Elizabeth to do some proofreading.) Since this will be (I believe) a softcover printing, it is likely … Continue reading

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