Playing Cards In Photographs
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This is a very interesting oversized coffee-table book that showcases hundreds of historic, funny, fun, and fascinating appearances of playing cards in a range of vintage and contemporary photographs that include short descriptions and historical tidbits.
The black and white photographs chronicle countless unusual situations and settings that cards have appeared over the last 150 years. From the photographs of early playing card factories to various game settings, advertisements, being flourished by magicians, used for cheating at friendly and not so friendly games, held by celebrities, on sheet music, at parades, in the army, private photographs, and much more.
Written by Laurence H. Lubliner. Published by Squash Publishing in 2014. 92-pages, giant 11"x11" hardcover, with more than 100 vintage photographs. Hand-autographed by Larry Lubliner.
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