Canasta del Uruguay is know more commonly known as Canasta. This exciting card game was created in Montevideo in the 1940s and quickly became the most widely played game of its day. This informative introduction to the game is written in step by step sections to let the novice fully understand what makes this game so popular even today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.