Auction Date: 29/08/2019 at 10:30 am
Rules of the Game of Pyramids as approved by the council of the billiards control club, by order H. Pritchard, within original oak frame. Undated, Wightman Mountain & Andrews Printers Westminster. This game was the forerunner of snooker played mainly in the 19th Century. One of several pool games that were popular at this time, so called because gamblers would ‘pool’ their bets at the start of play. Framed measures 40x50cm approx.