hist-games: Playing cards books

Pat Smith patsmith at dnaco.net
Wed Jul 10 05:24:56 PDT 2002

> Chatto, William Andrew. Facts and Speculation on the Origin and History of
> Playing Cards.
> >> Published in 1848 and never reprinted.  I lucked into a copy, and have
> goal of scanning this for public consumption (if I can figure out how to
> this without damaging the book).  Probably have to be images, since OCR
> accuracy was <90% :-(

Chatto is available on CD Rom for us$9.99 (including shipping)  from

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