A History of Playing Cards and a Bibliography of Cards and Gaming

A History of Playing Cards and a Bibliography of Cards and Gaming
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Publisher : Courier Corporation
Total Pages : 516
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ISBN-10 : 9780486412368
ISBN-13 : 0486412369
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Book Synopsis A History of Playing Cards and a Bibliography of Cards and Gaming by : Catherine Perry Hargrave

Download or read book A History of Playing Cards and a Bibliography of Cards and Gaming written by Catherine Perry Hargrave and published by Courier Corporation. This book was released on 2000-01-01 with total page 516 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Intricate, absorbing study based on research and card collections from around the world tells the story of playing cards and their manufacture, plus provides a fascinating overview of heraldry, geography, history, and the social and political activities of man over the past six centuries. Includes an enormous annotated bibliography of more than 900 items on playing cards and games, and over 1,400 illustrations. Praised by The New York Times as "the most authoritative and complete treatment of its kind."


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