Author:Culbertson, Jo; edited by Geoffrey Mott-Smith and Alphonse Moyse, Jr


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Calypso: The Four-Trump Game

By: Culbertson, Jo; edited by Geoffrey Mott-Smith and Alphonse Moyse, Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia/Toronto, The John C. Winston Company: (c.1955)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20590

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj

[nice clean book, minor wear to cloth at spine extremities; jacket bright and attractive with only minor edgewear]. (B&W illustrations) "Calypso, that fascinating and tantalizing [card] game, born in Trinidad and brought up in London, comes of age" with the publication of this book, although it appears to have gone into arrested-development stage soon thereafter. I found an online source that claims there are still "a number of devoted players, especially in New England (especially Western Massachusetts)," but I haven't verified this through field research. It's a four-playe... View more info