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A Descriptive Catalogue of Playing and Other Cards in the British Museum, Accompanied by a Concise General History of the Subject and Remarks on Cards of Divination and of a Politico-Historical Character

Willshire, William Hughes

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Quarto. x, 360, viii, 87pp., + 23 plates. Inscribed by the author. With a supplement to the Catalogue, including color and black & white illustrations. Fine in black cloth. Edges spotted red. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A Descriptive Catalogue of Playing and Other...
Publisher: The Trustees of the British Museum
Publication Date: 1876

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Book Description ReInk Books, 2018. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from 1876 edition. Language: eng. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Original Publisher: [London] Printed by order of the Trustees 524 pages. Seller Inventory # 451428918

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Book Description ReInk Books, 2018. Softcover. Condition: NEW. Reprinted from 1876 edition. Language: eng. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Original Publisher: [London] Printed by order of the Trustees 530 pages. Seller Inventory # 451432677

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Book Description 2018. Hardcover. Condition: New. 524 Lang: - eng, Pages 524, Print on Demand. Reprinted in 2018 with the help of original edition published long back [1876]. This book is Printed in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Any type of Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # 1111005353188

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Book Description Forgotten Books, United States, 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from A Descriptive Catalogue of Playing and Other Cards in the British Museum: Accompanied by a Concise General History of the Subject and Remarks on Cards of Divination and of a Politico-Historical Character The following Descriptive Catalogue of Playing and other Cards comprises several series which are deposited in different departments of the British Museum. It has been deemed advisable to treat the collections as a whole, for the purpose of systematic arrangement, and in order that they might thereby be made more readily available for the purposes of study and reference. The subject of what are technically called Playing Cards is one not familiar, in its historic and literary aspects, except to the skilled archaeologist. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9781331894018

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Book Description Forgotten Books, United States, 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from A Descriptive Catalogue of Playing and Other Cards in the British Museum: Accompanied by a Concise General History of the Subject and Remarks on Cards of Divination and of a Politico-Historical Character The following Descriptive Catalogue of Playing and other Cards comprises several series which are deposited in different departments of the British Museum. It has been deemed advisable to treat the collections as a whole, for the purpose of systematic arrangement, and in order that they might thereby be made more readily available for the purposes of study and reference. The subject of what are technically called Playing Cards is one not familiar, in its historic and literary aspects, except to the skilled archaeologist. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Seller Inventory # AAV9781331894018

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Book Description Amsterdam S Emmering, 1975. 0. 25x16 cm. X, 360 S., VIII, 87 S., XXIII Tafeln/plates. Dunkelgrüner Leinenband mit goldenem Rückentitel in sehr gutem Zustand. Schutzumschlag etwas angestaubt und oben leicht bestoßen, sonst gut. - Dark green cloth binding with golden title at the spine. Very good conditon. Dust jacket only very slightly dusty, upper board rubbed. Innen sehr sauberer, guter Zustand. Ein handschr. Eintrag mit Bleistift auf dem Innendeckel. - Inside in very good, clean condition. Handwriting with pencil at the inner cover. This book was first publishen in 1876 in two volumes. With Frontispiece, seven colour plates and sixteen illustrations in black and white. Table of contents: Part I: General History of Playing-Cards. Origin; general nature and varieties of cards; wood-engraving, manufacture of paper etc., size and form of marks and designs, cards of various countries; European cards, Oriental cards. Part II: Descriptive Catalogue of Playing and other Cards. Classification of cards. European, Italien, Spanish, French, Flemish, Dutch, German, English and Oriental cards. Dunkelgrüner Leinenband mit goldenem Rückentitel in sehr gutem Zustand. Schutzumschlag etwas angestaubt und oben leicht bestoßen, sonst gut. - Dark green cloth binding with golden title at the spine. Very good conditon. Dust jacket only very slightly dusty, upper board rubbed. Seller Inventory # 1737DB

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