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Hochman Encyclopedia

Format: Softback Book
Size: 332 Pages
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Hochman Encyclopedia Of American Playing Cards (BOOK)

Enhance Your Knowledge About Playing Cards


In the 1970's, Gene Hochman made huge strides in bringing this sense of structure to the collecting of American playing cards. Hochman, through his private publication of four volumes and two supplements, stretching over a period of six years (from 1976 to 1981), allowed collectors to finally develop a general understanding of the history, beauty and relative rarity of a wide range of different types of American cards. In so doing, he provided a system for cataloging the cards and bringing order to the hobby.

Now, after a hiatus of nineteen years,
Tom and Judy Dawson, two Canadian collectors with extensive knowledge of the subject, and a similar love for the subject, have taken the hobby another giant step forward

The Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards will allow existing collectors to enhance their knowledge, and it will be an open door for new participants to develop an interest and understanding of
the hobby.



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If you have any interest in card collecting, then you must own this book! It's simply the best resource available!" Nathan L Asher's Announcements Member and Fellow Card Collector

One of the reasons that this book provides so much to the reader, is that the cards themselves encompass so much of the American experience. There are chapters on war, politics, advertising, sports and entertainment, transportation, expositions, art, and much more.

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