Facts And Speculations On The Origin And History Of Playing Cards

Facts And Speculations On The Origin And History Of Playing Cards

by William Andrew Chatto
     
 

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This text contains a treatise on facts and speculations pertaining to 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

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This text contains a treatise on facts and speculations pertaining to 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:
9781443792004
Publisher:
Read Books Design
Publication date:
02/05/2009
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.93(d)

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