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(PLAYING CARDS) (J.-B. BULLET). - Historisch Onderzoek over de Speelkaerten. Uit Het Fransch Vertaald.

Title: Historisch Onderzoek over de Speelkaerten. Uit Het Fransch Vertaald.
Description: . Te Utrecht, By H. van Emenes, Boekverkoper, 1780. 8vo. ii,95pp. Original blue wrappers. Edges marbled in blue. (light trace of a mark on front cover). Dutch translation of a book published in French in 1753 with the title Recherches historiques sur les cartes à jouer. Bullet (Besançon 1699-1775) was a professor in theology. Nice little booklet on the history of playing cards with pages on the invention of paper. Pages 91-95 contain a description of a game called 'Hombre'. About the French edition Quérard says "Ècrit rare et curieux". Quérard (La France littéraire) I, pp. 562-563; OCLC 7489206 (for this edition)..

Keywords: Playing Cards

Price: EUR 225.00 = appr. US$ 244.54 Seller: Frits Knuf Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 100294


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