NEW ITEMS ADDED TO THE WEBSITE

Added - 26th November

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Four well illustrated books on
playing cards and games

At 'giveaway' prices

Added - 22nd August

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1818 / 1819 Beatrice, or the Fracas Transformation Playing Cards
Plates bound in a book

Added - 20th June

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A Unique Group of c1825 Gaming Counters depicting the
Shields and Coronets of Piers
with the title and family motto on the reverse

Added - 1st June

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Card Makers Bond – Henry Robert Sabine – Dated 11th June 1839

A unique Playing Card item

Added 4th April

Hunt & Sons c1820 Playing Cards - in near MINT condition

Brooks's Club Framed Georgian Gaming Counters

Added - 8th October

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1865 Cavalier Playing Cards - Boxed set of 52

Added - 1st October

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1765 by Rowley & Co Playing Cards

Added - 21st September

HARIFUDA - set of six cards by Oishi Tengudo

HIKIFUDA - set of six cards by Oishi Tengudo

J Maillard & Filhos Portuguese Playing Cards c 1885

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Trumps “Smoke and Chew Long Cut” Tobacco Insert Playing Cards

Uploaded 4th August

Six New Crib Boards added to the Website

Various Materials and some attractive boards/box from Charles Goodall

1822 - The Majestic Game of the Asiatic Ostrich,
uniting the Double object of imparting Knowledge
with Diversion to the mind of Youth

The game offers a lesson in Ranks and Dignities of the British Peerage, Clergy and Military; it was published in 1822.
The rules book (not present) includes a dedication to the future Queen Victoria
This game is beautiful hand-coloured engraved, mounted in nine sections on linen, showing an Ostrich, with twenty egg-shaped portraits of dignitaries, clergy and men of military importance
The game was printed by William Darton – Map Seller – 58 Holburn Hill London, and he made the dedication to the future Queen Victoria.
There are only two copies listed in museums.

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UNSUN KARUTA Playing Cards – A Japanese Game

Kabufuda, literally meaning “Kabu cards”

Oishi Tengudo Japanese Playing Cards Game

THE SQUARE AND COMPASSES TAROT DECK

Nintendo “Laser Clay” Playing Cards, c.1973

MANY NEW ITEMS ADDED TO OUR GAMES SITE

Printed and Manuscript Games and Puzzles

A range of nice copies of Penny Placks

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