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THE PLAYING CARD: An Illustrated History

Hoffmann, Detlef

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ISBN 10: 0821205447 / ISBN 13: 9780821205440
Published by New York Graphic Society, 1973., 1973
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1973. New York Graphic Society, 1973. 4to, 96 pp, VG+ in VG dj. Profusely illustrated in b&w and color. Bookseller Inventory # er003141

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Title: THE PLAYING CARD: An Illustrated History

Publisher: New York Graphic Society, 1973.

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Used - Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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English version of Die Welt der Spiel Karte Edition Leipzig, 1972 . This comprehensive survey of the history of playing cards from 16th through the 20th century includes examples from China, India, Persia, Japan and Turkey as well as Italy, Spain, Germany, and France. It contains numerous black & white and color illustrations, information about important museum and private collections, and a bibliography. C.S.V. Salt translated the German text with assistance from Sylvia Mann. Ex library copy with markings; back free endpaper lacking. vi , 96 pages, plus 96 pages of plates. cloth, dust jacket, original cardboard slipcase.. 4to..

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Text: English, German (translation)

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