A History of Playing Cards

A History of Playing Cards

ISBN 13:  9780486412368

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Author:  Catherine Perry Hargrave
Format:  Paperback
No. of Pages:  492
Brand:  Dover Publications

1462 photographs of playing cards, all copyright-free for design and redesign.
This is a 1930s study of the subject, based on research and card collections from around the world, which 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. "The most authoritative and complete treatment of its kind." - The New York Times. Black and white images with text. A textbook as well as a source book - fascinating and with many, many original sources.

Illustrations: 1462 copyright-free photographs of card designs.
Size: 156 x 234 mm
Copyright: Permission Free
ISBN 10: 0486412369

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