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    [Playing Cards]. Pair of Books on the History of Playing Cards. Catherine Perry Hargrave. A History of Playing Cards and a Bibliography of Cards and Gaming. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1930. First edition. Quarto. Publisher's cloth with spine titles in gilt. Spine slightly leaning. Corners and spine ends gently bumped. Some rubbing, soiling, scabbing and edgewear, with minor loss near spine head. Front and rear hinges cracked. Some minor toning throughout. Owner's ink inscription. [Together with:] Detlef Hoffman. The Playing Card. An Illustrated History. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, Ltd., [1973]. First English language edition. Quarto. Publisher's cloth with illustrated titles on spine. Spine slightly leaning. Corners and spine ends gently bumped. Some rubbing, soiling and edgewear to extremities. Overall very good. From the Krown & Spellman collection.


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    26th Thursday
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