A HISTORY OF PLAYING CARDS AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CARDS AND GAMING
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company and The Riverside Press, 1930. 1st Edition. Cloth. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Near Fine / Good. Item #003680
1st edition. A Near Fine copy in Good dust jacket. 4to., xxvi, 468 pp., illustrated with color frontispiece, color and b&w plates, and b&w text illustrations. Red cloth in white, printed dust jacket. The dj's edges are chipped, with small portions missing, including the rear, blank flap.A NEar Fine copy in Good dust jacket. *** Contains a comprehensive history of playing cards in countries around the world; Japan, India, France, Germany, the Low Countries, England, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Scandinavia, Russia and America. Illustrations in color include Japanese cards, Chinese Domino cards, early european cards, Hindu, and many others. Extensive bibliography of all aspects of cards and gaming. ***.