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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Did you miss your activation email? Judy and I would ask that any errors or typos, etc. Then, on a visit to Gene in by the Dawson’s, he asked them to help him finish the o 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. 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.

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The Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards

Those who purchased the digital version will be notified that revised files are available and sent a maerican link. 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.


Rob Wright on January 23, 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. I will definitely be adding this updated electronic version. Whether it was a ‘s deck, or an ‘s deck. I was flying blind.

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I’ve bought several vintage decks over the last year. The revision included over listings on more than typeset pages, over encyflopedia and white pictures and a 24 page colored insert.

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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.

Monday, December 31, 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: This works great on my phone. Author Read times.

Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards. It will work really nice when I’m down town in the antique stores, doing a little treasure hunting. 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.

Thank You for making these digital sets available! One of the best resources for vintage card knowledge. Finally downloaded my copy of both books, as well as a number of other fine PDFs from Conjuring Arts. I’ve already used it a few times. If you haven’t purchased this set, but you are reading this, on THIS site, what are you waiting for? 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 Enter your Password below.


Hochman Encyclopedia of Playing Cards. I got a full house and four people died. These two volumes constituted a comprehensive, illustrated listing of certain categories of known non-standard American playing card decks. Will – thanks for the endorsement!

Thank you infinitely for your work and this update! Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. Didn’t know if I was getting a good deal or not. So I ordered this about a week ago.

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. This card digital set is a must-have for any collector!

Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards

I’ve been able to amwrican some of my old purchases as well. I didn’t do too bad for the most part. Also, we plan to revise the files periodically for corrections, additions, new information, etc.