deluxe solitaire game (semi-precious)   $315.00 I WANT IT It can be learned over a glass of fine whisky, but may take many bottles to master. Solitaire is the perfect game if you have no friends. Invented by a nobleman confined in the Bastille prison during the early years of the French Revolution, solitaire is played with 36 marbles, with the goal of “jumping” marbles until only one remains. French finished game board on a small pedestal. Approximately 14″ in diameter and 4″ tall. Includes 38 semi-precious marbles.