A History of Playing Cards

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A History of Playing Cards
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.
Author: Catherine Perry Hargrave.
Size: 156 x 234 mm
Format: paperback
Copyright: Permission Free

ISBN 13: 9780486412368
ISBN 10: 0486412369

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