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Deck of 48 Dutch cards depicting mythological figures

Published by Netherlands
Condition: Near Fine
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White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB
West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.

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A scarce set of learning cards on mythology, dating to around 1800. There is one card for each figure from Roman or Greek mythology: Saturn, Cybele, Ceres, Jupiter, Juno, Apollo, and on and on. Each card has a small woodcut vignette medallion of the figure, followed by a description of the god and his place in the firmament. The backs of the cards are blank. The cards measure 12 by 8 cm, or 4.5 by 3 inches, each. The top card, No. I of De Fabel, has light soiling. Otherwise, the cards are quite clean, with trivial wear evident in some corners. Comes with a plain modern box with a label. Bookseller Inventory # 002255

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Title: Deck of 48 Dutch cards depicting ...

Publisher: Netherlands

Book Condition: Near Fine

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Antiquarian books of all kinds, with emphases on color plate books, decorative arts, foreign literature (German, French, Italian, Spanish), children's literature, philosophy, sporting (equine, hunting, shooting).

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