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Facts and Speculations on the Origin and History of Playing Cards
by William Andrew Chatto

Overview - This text contains a treatise on facts and speculations pertaining the origin and history of playing cards. Full of interesting information and descriptions of early card games, this text will be of much value to those with a keen interest in this pastime and it makes for a worthy addition to collections of card gaming literature.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This text contains a treatise on facts and speculations pertaining the origin and history of playing cards. Full of interesting information and descriptions of early card games, this text will be of much value to those with a keen interest in this pastime and it makes for a worthy addition to collections of card gaming literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Of the Origin and Name of Cards', 'Introduction of Cards into Europe', 'Programs of Card-Playing', 'Of the Different Kinds of Cards and the Marks of the Suits', and 'The Morality of Card-Playing'. This antique book is proudly republished now complete with a new introduction on card games.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781445584409
  • ISBN-10: 1445584409
  • Publisher: Kirk Press
  • Publish Date: April 2010
  • Page Count: 416


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