This antique book contains a detailed guide to learning and playing Canasta, and constitutes a quick way to learn this popular game with instructions for skillful play. Its exciting nuances, the possibility of obtaining a huge count, and the strategy of outwitting opponents by clever play make Canasta a card game that holds the interest from start to finish. Complete with simple descriptions and suggestions for strategic play and hints for the more advanced players, this text is ideal for any level of player and is not to be missed by the Canasta enthusiast. The chapters of this book include: 'Canasta', 'How Does Canasta Differ From Rummy?', 'Four-Handed Canasta', 'Scoring', 'General Instructions', 'Penalties', 'Terms Used In Canasta', 'Some Rules', and 'Strategy'. We are proud to republish this text here complete with a new introduction on card games.