Culin, Stewart: CHESS AND PLAYING-CARDS. Washington, 1898. pp. 665-942. 50 plates, some in colour. 226 text-figures. 24x15 cm. Paper.
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. Reprinted as a separate and single work from the 'Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution, 1896'. A valuable and early contribution.
Subjects: Games and Sports
Out of stock, as of: 13/03/2021
Was item 428 in printed List 199.
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