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Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In olive green/grey cloth with blue lettering to spine and front. Colour ‘Playing Card’ illustration to front. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Spine faded/rubbed, a couple of small holes to rear edge on spine nr lettering. Corners rubbed/slightly bumped. Embossed “WHSmith” stamp to front endpaper. Neat pencil inscription to half-title “Horace Paul,1891.” Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Partial crack between rear endpaper. Else an excellent copy. 280pp. 25 b&w illustrations. Decorative chapter heading/lettering/
Title: Card-Sharpers, Their Tricks Exposed. Or, The Art of Always Winning. Translated from the French. With Explanatory Diagrams.
Publisher: London, Spencer Blackett, 1891 1st edition:
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Seller ID: 77215
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