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FACTS AND SPECULATIONS
ON THE
ORIGIN AND HISTORY
OF
PLAYING CARDS.

BY

WILLIAM ANDREW CHATTO.

 

Hc mihi charta nuces, hc est mihi charta fritillus.Martial.

With Cards I while my leisure hours away,

And cheat old Time; yet neither bet nor play.

LONDON:
JOHN RUSSELL SMITH,
OLD COMPTON STREET, SOHO SQUARE.

MDCCCXLVIII.

PRINTED BY C. AND J. ADLARD, BARTHOLOMEW CLOSE.

 

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