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Antique Playing Cards; A Pictorial Treasury
     

Antique Playing Cards; A Pictorial Treasury

by Henry Rene D'Allemagne, Henry Rene Allemagne
 

Over 900 intriguing images from rare decks of playing cards used between the 14th and 20th centuries: Bacchus, death, dancing dogs, players cheating at cards, royal coats of arms, stylized versions of king, queen and other face cards, hunting scenes, much more. Immediately usable graphics for illustrators and a treasury of diverting subjects.

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Over 900 intriguing images from rare decks of playing cards used between the 14th and 20th centuries: Bacchus, death, dancing dogs, players cheating at cards, royal coats of arms, stylized versions of king, queen and other face cards, hunting scenes, much more. Immediately usable graphics for illustrators and a treasury of diverting subjects.

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Antiques & the Arts
Six hundred black and white illustrations and 325 color images depict humorous and satiric representations of Bacchus, death, dancing dogs, players cheating at cards, royal coats of arms, hunting scenes, and stylized versions of the king, queen and other face cards.

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ISBN-13:
9780486292656
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
10/24/1996
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.31(w) x 12.24(h) x 0.27(d)

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