Play Your Cards!
Stuart R. Kaplan
Bruce Museum, 1995 - Antiques & Collectibles - 96 pages
Featuring rare playing cards, games, and game boxes exhibited at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, the book displays full-color plates of playing cards dating from the Civil War to the present. Included are Native American rawhide playing cards, baseball cards from 1888, and card boxes carved from bone by French prisoners of war between 1790-1814.
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