Facts and Speculations on the Origin and history of Playing Cards.
Place Published: London
Publisher: John Russell Smith
Date Published: 1848
Description: 33 inserted plates, 8 in full color, 17 text illustrations. Rubricated title. Thick 8vo, original purple cloth (spine darkened), gilt spine title, yellow coated endpapers, pp. [viii], 343pp, (some pages unopened). London: John Russell Smith, 1848. First Edition. Very Good (+).
Comments: Contents include: Gypsies, fortune-telling, tarots, plus a bibliographical references and index.Edition: First
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 249566