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Cary Playing Card Collection

A playing card cut into three sections and used as scrip to be redeemed for one loaf of bread per section. Issued by the Montreal grocer John Hautson.From the catalog of book dealer Bob Gaba:
February 26, 2013
Avilude, or Game of Birds, (Worcester, West & Lee, 1873) - a complete game of the card game, including the original box, and play intructions.
July 30, 2012
  #22 YALE Yale Special. Planned, edited & designed by graphic design department, Yale School of Art. PARTICIPANTS & CONTRIBUTORS include Beinecke curators Kevin Repp and Timothy Young.
June 1, 2012
The key card for the game of: Robert le Diable: Jeu des Mariages. France, circa 1820.
January 14, 2011
Q&A
Simple question; complicated answer. From an unidentified card game from France, circa 1860s.
January 3, 2011
Playing cards from a deck of "carving cards" printed by Joseph Moxon in London, circa 1680.
December 20, 2010
Images of a 1956 card game tracing the major automobile routes around France. Published by Editions Willeb and brought to you by the folks at British Petroleum.
November 1, 2010

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