Just out – the Second Edition of the Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards by Tom & Judy Dawson. This new edition, in digital. After a year of work the most important reference work on American playing cards is now available. Working closely with Tom Dawson. : The Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards ( ) by Tom Dawson; Judy Dawson and a great selection of similar New.
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Those who purchased the digital version will be notified that revised files are available and sent a download link. I will definitely be adding this updated electronic version. Whether it was a ‘s deck, or an ‘s deck. Will – thanks for the endorsement! These two volumes constituted a comprehensive, illustrated listing of certain categories of known non-standard American playing card decks.
I didn’t do too bad for the most part. This new edition, in digital format, includes all the content of the original edition of Octoberthe material from the Zmerican and over 50 new listings, amendments and items of further information since that time. So I ordered this about a week ago. Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards.
Then, on a visit to Gene in by the Dawson’s, he asked them to help him finish the rewrite of the Encyclopedia, do some traveling to visit collectors and photograph hard to find decks, and arrange the publishing with old friend Stuart Kaplan of U. Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
These books were a prodigious effort, requiring a huge amount of research, and many, many hours of typing, photographing and compilation — all in days when the technology for this type of project was a far cry from that available today. This purchase is a “no-brainer” for anyone who loves cards. Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards.
Hochman Encyclopedia of Playing Cards. Monday, December 31, Rob Wright on January 23, Didn’t know if Ebcyclopedia was getting a good deal or not. Judy and I would ask that any errors or typos, etc. Did you miss your activation email? For that price, I am not going to wait long. However, he found it was eating into the time he relished for other activities that had become part of his new way of life in the warmer climes of the south.
They agreed to to help and soon found themselves completely in charge of the project as Gene’s health waned and he suffered an untimely death in I’ve bought several vintage decks over the last year.
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The Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards
I was flying blind. This combined digital set is a must-have for any collector! Finally downloaded my copy of both books, as well as a number of other fine PDFs from Conjuring Arts.
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It will work really nice when I’m down town in the antique stores, doing a little treasure hunting. I’ve already used it a few times.
This works great on my phone. Progress on the consolidated version was slow, but it was ultimately completed in the fall ofwith many new entries and better quality pictures all contained in one volume.
I’ve been able to check some of my old purchases as well.
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If you haven’t purchased plyaing set, but you are reading this, on THIS if, what are you waiting for? Member Login User Name: I got a full house and four people died. Please login or register. It is now available, together with an updated Price Guide completed with the assistance of a number of worldwide collectors, from the Conjuring Arts Research Center http: Author Read times.
For many months he labored away, taking pictures of new listings discovered and updating material in his original volumes for information which had become known, or clearer, since that time.
Also, we plan to revise the files periodically for corrections, additions, new information, etc.