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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 uochman to find decks, and arrange the publishing with old friend Stuart Kaplan of U. Finally downloaded my copy of both books, as well as a number of other fine PDFs from Conjuring Arts.

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Whether it was a ‘s deck, or an ‘s deck. If you haven’t purchased this set, but you are reading this, on THIS site, what are you waiting for? I didn’t do too bad for the most part. Home Help Search Login Register.

Also, we plan to revise the files periodically for corrections, additions, new information, etc. Author Read times. Those who purchased the digital version will be notified that revised files are available and sent a download link. For that price, I am not going to wait long.


Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards

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. Did you miss your activation email? I was flying blind. One of the best resources for vintage card knowledge. It will work really nice when I’m down town in the antique stores, doing a little treasure hunting. This combined digital set is a must-have for any collector! Thank You for making these digital sets available! 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: 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.

I will definitely be adding this updated electronic version. This works great on my phone. I’ve been able to check some of my old purchases as well. Judy and I would ask that any errors or typos, etc. I’ve already used it a few times. 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 Didn’t know if I was getting a good deal or not.

Hochman Encyclopedia of Playing Cards. Member Login User Name: This purchase is a “no-brainer” for anyone who loves cards.

Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards. 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. Monday, December 31, This new edition, in digital format, includes all the content of the original edition of Octoberthe material eencyclopedia the Supplement and over 50 enctclopedia listings, amendments and items of further information since that time.


NEW Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards Now An Ebook!

Ammerican revision included over listings on more than typeset pages, over black and white pictures and a 24 page colored insert. Rob Wright on January 23, Enter your User Name below. I’ve bought several vintage decks over the last year.

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.

Will – thanks for the endorsement! These books were a prodigious effort, requiring a huge amount of research, and many, many hours of typing, photographing and compilation americab all in days when the technology for this type of project was a far cry from that available today. Please login or register. Enter your Password below. So I ordered this about a week ago.