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Prophetical, Educational, And Playing Cards - Signed by Author by Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer (Maria Denning

Prophetical, Educational, And Playing Cards - Signed by Author

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Prophetical, Educational, And Playing Cards - Signed by Author

by Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer (Maria Denning "May" King)

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
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Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Company, First Printing, October 1912. SIGNED by May, with an additional Indian Proverb in her hand. Gold Gilt stamping to front board, and spine Very Bright. Extremity wear, bumping, with rubbing to Cloth. Top Edge Gilt (T.E.G.), others edges uncut, with some remaining unopened (Contents). As above, Signed with a four-line Indian proverb in authors hand to pastedown. Previous owner erudite attribution notes to rear endpaper verso, with envelope tipped to rear pastedown containing an Alice and Martin Provensen, King Playing Card Greetings. Tissue guard Frontispiece Plate as called for. Binding wear noted, but still a Very Good copy.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover, Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Various Plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller Inventory #
931327
Title
Prophetical, Educational, And Playing Cards - Signed by Author
Author
Mrs. John King Van Rensselaer (Maria Denning "May" King)
Illustrator
Various Plates
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George W. Jacobs & Company
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Date published
1912
Keywords
History, Games, Playing Cards, The Devil's Picture Book, Occult, Prognostication, Divination, Fortune Telling, Thoth, Hermes, Mercurius, Nebo, Nabu, Trionfi, Tarrochi, Tarock, Taro, Rota, Tarot
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
unopened
A state in which all or some of the pages of a book have not been separated from the adjacent pages, caused by a traditional...[more]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
Cloth
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