Culin, Stewart: CHESS AND PLAYING-CARDS. Washington, 1898. pp. 665-942. 50 plates, some in colour. 226 text-figures. 24x15 cm. Original gilt cloth.
Catalogue of games and implements for divination exhibited by the US National Museum in connection with the department of archaeology and palaeontology of the University of Pennsylvania. Contains considerable material on these games as played in the Far East.
This sought-after work is, here, contained within a copy of the 'Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution, 1896'. It has the original binding, slightly worn and quite firm given its age and weight of the text pages.
Subjects: Games and Sports
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 450 in printed List 192.
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