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Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition. 2,700.00
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Singer, Samuel Weller

Catalogue No.: r5071

Publisher:

London.: Robert Triphook

Edition:

Limited to 250 copies; Published Date: 1816

Illustrations:

8 plain and 11 hand coloured plates with engravings and woodcuts in the text.

Dimensions:

280 x 220 mm (11 x 9 inches) - xvi, 373pp.

Appearance:

Leather cover with gilt motif of Society of Writers to the Signet.

Condition:

VG : in very good condition with marbled edges. Neatly rebacked.

Includes list of subscribers. Contents comprise Section I on 'The Origin of Cards'; Section II- 'The Xylographic and Tyographic Arts as connected with the History of Cards and Section III 'On Some of the Principal Games at Cards'. Includes an appendix of 15 essays.

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Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition.
Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition.
Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition.
Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition.
Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition.
Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition.
Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition.
Researches into the History of Playing Cards: With Illustrations of the Origin of Printing and Engraving on Wood. Limited edition.