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There are very few families who don't own at least one deck of cards. The hearts, clubs, spades, and diamonds are a familiar sight to all of us. In fact, the use of playing cards has a rich history that dates back to the late 1300s. This volume features cards from all over the world; from the familiar format used for playing poker and bridge, to cards used by fortune tellers, to unique round packs from India. Showcasing over 400 different designs, "Collectible Playing Cards" takes the reader on a fascinating journey through history that spans the globe.

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This volume features cards from all over the world and takes the reader on a fascinating journey through history that spans the globe.

About the Author

Frédérique Crestin-Billet is the editor of the Flammarion Collectibles series and also wrote Collectible Corkscrews.

Product Details

ISBN:
9782080111340
Author:
Crestin Billet, Fred
Publisher:
Flammarion
Author:
Crestin-Billet, Frederique
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference - Price Guides
Subject:
Paper Ephemera
Subject:
Antiques-Ephemera
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Collectibles
Publication Date:
20030502
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
400 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
5.5 x 5.5 x 1.2 in 1.25 lb

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