register/sign in

home | faq | help

ScribbleMonger book exchange

Advanced Search  |  Sell a Book  |  Booksellers  |  Forums  |  Book Blog

 

Quick Search by    -?-

 
 
 

Item Number:  29899724

 

 

Playing Cards

 

Price: US$ 15.77

Seller Information

Seller Name: WeSellBooks
Member since 4/2010
Contact Seller
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Listing Date: 10/24/2012
   
     
 

 

 

Item Description

 

Title: Playing Cards Publisher: Octopus
Author: Tilley, Roger Publication Date: 1973
Binding/Format: Hardcover Edition:
Condition: As New Condition ISBN: 0706400496
Inventory #: 7234    
       

 

Anyone who is interested in playing cards will want this wonderful volume! Comes with Brodart protective cover, 97 pages feature 89 illustrations in full color as well as black & white. The history of playing cards is covered;from their origins to the present day (1973). The author follows the changes and developments from the earliest cards in CHINA, India and Persia, to the beginning of the four-suited pack in 14th century Italy. He then shows how Germans used woodcuts to produce intricate designs which were superceded by the simpler designs of the French. you'll learn how suit-signs evolved gradually from a variety of different symbols as well as the usual type of pack, a wide variety of special packs that are commemmorative, instructive and humorous! Covering cards from all over the world, the illustrations were specially photographed for this book, in most cases. The artwork is superior, and is very intricate on these cards. A real treat for the eyes, while you learn how it all started. Hard Cover. As New/As New Book Jacket. Out of Print. 8 x 10".

 

 


 

 

Payment and Delivery Information

 

Payment Accepted

PayPal
Personal Check
Money Order or Cashiers Check
Other, See Description

Transaction Type Accepted

For Sale Only



 

Delivery Options to the United States

Standard
Contact bookseller for details
US$ 4.50 - First Book
US$ 1.40 - Each Additional
Expedited
Contact bookseller for details
US$ 6.95 - First Book
US$ 5.50 - Each Additional

International Shipping Available - US$ 20.95 (Verify cost with seller before ordering)

You must be signed in to order this item.

Terms of Sale:
We want YOU to be satisfied with your purchase! Returns accepted up to 7 days from receipt in same condition as received. EMAIL for AUTHORIZED RETURN number BEFORE return. Shipping charges are your responsibility in and out if your return is for NO REASON other than you weren't satisfied with your purchase We do NOT charge a restocking fee.

If you report a damage AND have purchased INSURANCE at our LOW rates, you are covered up to $100.00 for LOSS or DAMAGE in transit to your destination.

If you have NOT purchased insurance, there is NO recourse for loss or damage, so please let us know if you require insurance. Our private insurance company pays on your claim within 2 weeks.

 

New & Used Books, Movies, and Music
Copyright 2009 - 2011 Scribblemonger Book Exchange - All Rights Reserved
What's New! Contact Us About Us Fees & Commissions Disclaimer Terms of Service Privacy