Games of Patience for One or More Players, 2nd series by Whitmore Jones – 1890

Name Book: Games of Patience for One or More Players (second series)
Author: Mary Whitmore Jones
Year: 1890
Publisher: L Upcott Gill
Location: London, United Kingdom

Games of Patience for One or More Players, 2nd series by Whitmore Jones - 1890 book cover
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Games of Patience for One or More Players, with illustrations, Second Series by Mrs. Mary Whitmore Jones, London 1890

The second series, Games of Patience for One or More Players, came two years after the first series. The book has been released in 5 series, each describing new games of Solitaire. The complete series of 5 books contains 172 different Solitaire games.

The book Games of Patience for One or More Players, Second Series by Mary Whitmore Jones was published in 1890 and contains 33 new solitaire games:

  • Distribution Patience
  • Odds and Evens Patience
  • Fortune-Telling Patience
  • Pairs Patience
  • Grandfather’s Clock Patience
  • Watch Patience
  • Haden Patience
  • Squaring the Circle Patience
  • Four-Corner Patience
  • Corner Patience
  • Prison Patience
  • Stop Patience
  • Block Eleven Patience
  • Reversi Patience
  • Pyramid Patience
  • Pirate Patience
  • Flower-Garden Patience
  • Muggins Patience
  • Quadrille Patience
  • The Baroness Patience
  • York and Lancaster Patience
  • Oracle Patience
  • Arithmetical Patience
  • Battle Patience
  • Holiday Patience
  • Century Patience
  • Emperor Patience
  • Wings Patience
  • Wholesale Patience
  • Fort Patience
  • Spanish Patience
  • Florentine Patience
  • Russian Patience

In both series I and II, there is no reference to the game we now call Klondike Solitaire.

Other important books about Patience and Solitaire written by Miss Whitmore Jones are:

  • 1905 – New Games of Patience, 1st edition.
  • 1911 – New Games of Patience, 2nd edition.