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A Descriptive Catalogue of Playing and Other Cards in the British Museum Accompanied by a Concise General History of the Subject and Remarks on Cards of Divination and of a Politico-Historical Character by  William Hughes Willshire - First Edition - 1876 - from Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 22104)

A Descriptive Catalogue of Playing and Other Cards in the British Museum Accompanied by a Concise General History of the Subject and Remarks on Cards of Divination and of a Politico-Historical Character

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A Descriptive Catalogue of Playing and Other Cards in the British Museum Accompanied by a Concise General History of the Subject and Remarks on Cards of Divination and of a Politico-Historical Character

by Willshire, William Hughes

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(London): Printed by Order of the Trustees, 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. x, 360pp + supplement with 87pp and 23 plates (some of which are in color). Dark brown cloth stamped in blind on the front and the rear and lettered in gold on the spine, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Frontispiece and illustrations. With the bookplate of entomologist Frederick DuCane Godman on the front pastedown endpaper. Some wear to extremities, some annotations in pencil on the margins, one plate loose. A very good- copy. Jessel 1702.; Octavo.

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Bookseller
Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
22104
Title
A Descriptive Catalogue of Playing and Other Cards in the British Museum Accompanied by a Concise General History of the Subject and Remarks on Cards of Divination and of a Politico-Historical Character
Author
Willshire, William Hughes
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed by Order of the Trustees
Place of Publication
(London)
Date published
1876
Keywords
non-fiction, ANTIQUARIAN, CARDS, GAMES, LEISURE, GREAT BRITAIN, BRITISH MUSEUM
Bookseller catalogs
Antiquarian; Leisure and Entertainment;

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About Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB

Parigi Books, established in 2006, is an independent antiquarian bookstore located in the heart of Schenectady, NY. We are open by appointment only.We buy and sell fine books and collectibles in all fields with a strong focus on science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, comics and graphic novels. Our eclectic taste is reflected in the ample variety of items available, from significant titles from the 1500s on to original comic art, from collectible paperbacks to literary magazines. We carry in stock the best selection of Italian language graphic novels and comics you can find this side of the pond.As fairly, strict graders who pay particular attention to collecting standards, we have been able to make thousands of customers happy over the years.Parigi Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), and the Independent Online Booksellers' Association (IOBA).

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plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
Cloth
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spine
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First Edition
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octavo
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edges
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bookplate
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