A History of Games Played with the Tarot Pack: The Game of Triumphs

A History of Games Played with the Tarot Pack: The Game of Triumphs

by Michael A. E. Dummett, John McLeod
     
 

ISBN-10: 0773464492

ISBN-13: 9780773464490

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: Mellen, Edwin Press, The

In this second of two volumes, the authors continue to examine what they believe is a collection of the noblest of games and most challenging of intellectual exercises. They examine the games played in regions outside of France, Italy, and Switzerland, such as Hungarian Tarokk, and Tapp-Tarock and its variants. Colored plates include historical and modern cards and…  See more details below

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In this second of two volumes, the authors continue to examine what they believe is a collection of the noblest of games and most challenging of intellectual exercises. They examine the games played in regions outside of France, Italy, and Switzerland, such as Hungarian Tarokk, and Tapp-Tarock and its variants. Colored plates include historical and modern cards and tarocchi. Appendices include information on counting points, bidding, and playing other games with Tarot cards. The text is double-spaced. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773464490
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

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