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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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.
Also, we plan to revise the files periodically for corrections, additions, new information, etc.
This purchase is a “no-brainer” for anyone who loves cards. Author Read times. 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. This new edition, in digital format, 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. Thank you infinitely for your work and this update!
I’ve bought several vintage decks over the last year. Home Help Search Login Register. Didn’t know if I was getting a good deal or not. These two volumes constituted a comprehensive, illustrated listing of certain categories of known non-standard American playing card decks. 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.
Rob Wright on January 23, Will – thanks for the endorsement! Judy and I would ask that any errors or typos, etc.
Enter your User Name below. Then, on a visit to Gene in by the Dawson’s, he asked them to help him finish the rewrite of the Encyclopedia, amerkcan some traveling to visit collectors and photograph hard to find decks, and arrange the publishing with old friend Stuart Kaplan of U.
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Please login or register. Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards. This combined digital set is a must-have for any collector! I was flying blind. Did you miss your activation email? The revision included over listings on more than typeset pages, over black and white pictures and a 24 page colored insert. I didn’t do too bad for the catds part.
I’ve been able to check some of my old purchases as well. It will work really nice when I’m down town in the antique stores, doing a little treasure hunting. 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: 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 hochmna south.
Monday, December 31, I’ve already used amrican a few times.
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Thank You for making these digital sets available! Member Login User Name: Whether it was a ‘s deck, or an ‘s deck.
I got a full house and four people died. This works great on my phone. Finally downloaded my copy of both books, as well as a number of other fine PDFs hohcman Conjuring Arts. 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 Those who purchased the digital version will be notified that revised files are available and sent a download link.
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If you haven’t purchased this set, but you are reading this, on THIS site, what are you waiting for? I will definitely be adding this updated electronic version.
For that price, I am not going to wait long. So I ordered this about a week ago. Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards.
One of the best resources for vintage card knowledge. 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.