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Trumping Through Tarot Cards: Collecting & History, Part Two

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There were several fortune-telling games or devices prior to the 18th century. These included random selections of symbolic pages in the books of fortune a
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Part One is here: http://www.collectorsquest.com/blog/2007/09/03/trumping-through-tarot-cards-collecting-history-part-one/

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Antique Playing Cards

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Includes: history of playing cards, collecting antique playing cards, and evaluating antique cards.
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Trumping Through Tarot Cards: Collecting & History, Part One

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Called Boris Kobe's Tarot Cards*, these cards date from 1945, when Kobe, a Slovenian architect and painter, was a political prisoner at the Allach concen
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Part Two is here: http://www.collectorsquest.com/blog/2007/09/06/trumping-through-tarot-cards-collecting-history-part-two/

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Not According To Hoyle

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Pretty much everyone who has an interest in playing cards has heard the expression "according to Hoyle". Edmond Hoyle's writings also included backgammon and chess, but Hoyle was best known for his...
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