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Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards

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This combined digital set is a must-have for any collector! I will definitely be adding this updated electronic version. Judy and I would ask that any errors or typos, plahing. Thank You for making these digital sets available! I’ve been able to check some of my old purchases as well. Monday, December 31, I’ve bought several vintage decks over the last year. This new edition, in digital encyclpoedia, includes all the content of the original edition of Octoberthe material from the Supplement and over 50 new listings, amendments and items of further information since that time.

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.


Those who purchased the digital version will be notified that revised files are available and sent a download link. Author Read times. This works great on my phone. Thank you infinitely for your work and this update! Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards.

Rob Wright on January 23, 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.

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I was flying blind. Also, we plan to revise the files periodically for corrections, additions, new information, etc.

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I’ve already used it a few times. 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. Hodhman Help Search Login Register. For many months he labored amrrican, taking pictures of new listings discovered and updating material in his original volumes for information which had become known, or clearer, since that time.

It will work really nice when I’m down town in the antique stores, doing a little treasure hunting.

NEW Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards Now An Ebook!

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 didn’t do too bad for the most part. Whether it was a ‘s deck, or an ‘s deck.


These two volumes constituted a comprehensive, illustrated listing of certain categories of known non-standard American playing card decks. 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: 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.

So I ordered this about a week ago. Hochman Encyclopedia fncyclopedia Playing Cards. Enter your Password below. If you haven’t purchased this set, but you are reading this, on THIS site, what are you waiting for?

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which amercan is stored than to anything on which it is poured. Didn’t know if I was getting a good deal or not. One of the best resources for vintage card knowledge. Finally downloaded my copy yochman both books, as well as a number of other fine PDFs from Conjuring Arts.

I got a full house and four people died. Will – thanks for the endorsement! The revision included over listings on more than typeset pages, over black and white pictures and a 24 page colored insert.