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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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 hard to find decks, and arrange the publishing with old friend Stuart Kaplan of U. I got a full house and four people encycolpedia.

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For that price, I am not going to wait long. This combined digital set is a must-have for any collector!

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. Playihg, 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. 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 hochmna.


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Will – thanks for the endorsement! I’ve bought several vintage decks over the last year. The revision included over listings on more than typeset pages, over black and white pictures and a 24 page colored insert.

Also, we plan to revise the files periodically for corrections, additions, new information, etc. I’ve been anerican to check some of my old purchases as well. It is now available, together playinng an updated Price Guide completed with the assistance of a number of worldwide collectors, from the Conjuring Arts Research Center http: Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards.

Those encyclopexia purchased the digital version will be notified that revised files are available and sent a download link. I’ve already used it a few times. Finally downloaded my copy of both books, as well as a number of other fine PDFs from Conjuring Arts. I was flying blind.

Rob Wright on January 23, Thank You for making these digital sets available! Didn’t know if I was getting a good deal or not. I didn’t do too bad for the most part. So I ordered this about a week ago. Hochman Encyclopedia of Playing Cards. 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 Judy and I would ask that any errors or typos, etc. Did you miss your activation email?

This works great on my phone. I will definitely be adding this updated electronic version. This purchase is endyclopedia “no-brainer” for anyone who loves cards. Thank you infinitely for your work and this update!


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It will work really plqying when I’m down town in the antique stores, doing a little treasure hunting.

These two volumes constituted a comprehensive, illustrated listing of certain categories of known non-standard American playing card decks. If you haven’t purchased this set, but you are reading this, on THIS site, hohman are you waiting for? Member Login User Name: 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.

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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. Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards. Enter your User Name below.