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Singer, Samuel Weller, 1783–1858

Researches into the history of playing cards : with illustrations of the origin of printing and engraving on wood / by Samuel Weller Singer.

Additional Title(s):

History of playing cards

Researches into the history of playing cards and printing

London : Printed by T. Bensley and Son for Robert Triphook, No. 23, Old Bond Street, 1816.
Physical Description:
xvi, [2], 373, [3] p., [19] leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1233 .S56 1816+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Preliminary half t.p. title: Researches into the history of playing cards and printing.
List of subscribers: p. vii-ix.
Spine title: History of playing cards.
Title page printed in red and black.
250 copies printed.
Illustrations by John Swaine.
Contains index.
Includes bibliographical footnotes.
NSTC, 2S22960
Subject Terms:
Playing cards -- History.
T. Bensley and Son -- Printer. (bacrb)
Triphook, Robert -- Publisher. (bacrb)
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1816.
Wood engravings -- 1816.
Swaine, John, 1775-1860, engraver.

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