Playing Cards: History of the Pack and Explanations of Its Many Secrets

Benham, W. Gurney

Published by Ward, Lock & Co, 1931
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illustrations (several color), index, vii, 195p. Original red cloth. 25cm. Moderate cover soil. Minor fraying at ends of backstrip. Covers slightly warped. Contents sound and clean. No jacket. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Playing Cards: History of the Pack and ...
Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co
Publication Date: 1931
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 1st ed.

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Book Description Spring Books. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Playing Cards, History of the Pack and Explanations of Its Many Secrets was written by W. Gurney Benham. The book was published by Spring Books in, perhaps, the middle of the twentieth century. It is not an ex-library copy and is a hard cover book with no dust jacket in good + condition with yellowing pages. The book is 7 5/8" by 10" and has 196 pages with an Index and both color and black-and-white illustrations throughout. Thank you!. Seller Inventory # 008341

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Book Description Spring Books. Hard Cover. Undated, assumed to be first edition, spine lightly faded, faint dampstain to top of cover only. Text block is clean & tight. Hundreds of B/W & color illustrations. 196 pages. Size: 4to. Seller Inventory # 005690

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Book Description Spring Books, London. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Reprint of 1931 Edition. Origin and evolution of the British pack elucidated. Spine sun-faded, 196 pages, color and b/w illustrations. Size: 7 3/4 x 10". Seller Inventory # 6942

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Book Description Published by Spring Books, London circa . 1957., 1957. Hard back brick red cloth covers with black lettering and vignette to spine and upper panel. Quarto viii, 196 [pp]. Well illustrated. Erased pencil name from front end paper, spine slightly faded and Very Good clean condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. BRIDGE, CHESS & GAMES. Seller Inventory # 25899

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Book Description Spring Books, London, 1957. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Pink boards with black titling to the spine and black decoration to the front cover. No Dustjacket. There is very light sunning to the spine, although the lettering is still bright and clear. There are NO inscriptions or other marks. (vii) + 196 pp. Illustrated with b/w and colour plates. Index; Index to Illustrations. Overall, this is a Clean, Tight and Secure, Near 'Fine' copy. "One of the chief objects of this book is to make players and also manufacturers of playing cards, in Great Britain and in America, jealous and zealous about this interesting and honourable heritage, which has been in our family for about five hundred years." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 111897

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Book Description Spring Books, London. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No date listed. 1950s? Bookplate on front free endpaper, no other markings. Dust jacket has many small tears to edges, chips missing from edges, in a protective cover. 196 pages. Seller Inventory # 95920

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