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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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: Judy and I would ask that any errors or typos, etc. Author Read times.

Thank You for making these digital sets available! Finally downloaded my copy of both books, as well as a number of other fine PDFs from Conjuring Arts. Member Login User Name: This combined digital set is a must-have for any collector!

One of encycloopedia best resources for vintage card knowledge. Enter your Password below. Also, we plan to revise the files periodically for corrections, additions, new information, etc.

The Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards

I’ve already used it a few times. Those who purchased the digital version will be notified that hocmhan files are available and sent a download link. Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards.

The revision included over listings on more than typeset pages, over black and white pictures and a 24 page colored insert.


NEW Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards Now An Ebook!

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So I ordered this about a week ago. I was flying blind. Hochman Encyclopedia of Playing Cards. I will definitely be adding this updated electronic version. 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. Will – thanks for the endorsement!

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Didn’t know if I was getting a good deal or not. Monday, December 31, 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 to find decks, and arrange the publishing with old friend Stuart Kaplan of U.

These two volumes constituted a comprehensive, illustrated listing of certain categories of known non-standard American playing card decks. 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 bought several off decks over the last year.

Please login or register. Home Help Search Login Register. This purchase is a “no-brainer” for anyone who loves cards. Americab you infinitely for your work and this update! Enter your User Name below. 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 encycloperia. For that price, I am not going to wait long. Rob Wright on January 23, This works great on my phone. 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.

If you haven’t purchased this set, but you are reading this, playijg THIS site, what are you waiting for? 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.

Hochman Encyclopedia of American Playing Cards. Whether it was a hochmzn deck, or an ‘s deck.

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