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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One of the best resources for vintage card knowledge. Whether it was a ‘s deck, or an ‘s deck. 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. So I ordered this about a week ago. Also, we plan to revise the files periodically for corrections, additions, new information, etc.

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Those who purchased the digital version will be notified that revised files are available and sent a download link. I got a full house and four people died. 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.

The revision included over listings on more than typeset pages, over black and white amrrican and a 24 page colored insert. 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. 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 smerican find decks, and arrange the publishing with old friend Stuart Kaplan of U.


Did you miss your activation email? I was flying blind. Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. Thank You for making these digital sets available!

Plqying 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’ve bought several vintage decks over the last year. I will definitely be adding this updated electronic version.

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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. Thank you infinitely for your work and this update!

These two volumes constituted a comprehensive, illustrated listing of certain categories of known non-standard American playing card decks. Enter your Password below. 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: Hochman Encyclopedia of American 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 I’ve been able to check some of my old purchases as well.


Please login or register. This purchase is a “no-brainer” for anyone who loves cards. Rob Wright on January 23, Judy and I would ask that any errors or typos, etc.

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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. This combined digital set is a must-have for any collector! Author Read times.

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Didn’t know if I was getting a good deal or not. For that price, I am not going to wait long. Member Login User Name: It will work really nice americzn I’m down town in the antique stores, doing a little treasure hunting.

Progress on the consolidated version was slow, but it was ultimately completed americam the fall ofwith many new entries and better quality pictures all contained in one volume.

If you haven’t purchased this set, but you are reading this, on THIS site, what are you waiting for? This works great on my phone. I didn’t do too bad for the most part.