Cards without suits for instruction only: History: Sovereigns of England. "Historical cards exhibiting the History of England". Complete pack of 32 playing-cards with small coloured woodcut medallion portraits of the kings and queens of England, accompanied by printed accounts of them. In original pasteboard case which bears the above title. <br/>Hand-coloured woodcut, letterpress<br/>Backs plain<br/>Late 18th Century

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Cards without suits for instruction only: History: Sovereigns of England. "Historical cards exhibiting the History of England". Complete pack of 32 playing-cards with small coloured woodcut medallion portraits of the kings and queens of England, accompanied by printed accounts of them. In original pasteboard case which bears the above title.
Hand-coloured woodcut, letterpress
Backs plain
Late 18th Century

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  • Cards without suits for instruction only: History: Sovereigns of England. "Historical cards exhibiting the History of England". Complete pack of 32 playing-cards with small coloured woodcut medallion portraits of the kings and queens of England, accompanied by printed accounts of them. In original pasteboard case which bears the above title. <br/>Hand-coloured woodcut, letterpress<br/>Backs plain<br/>Late 18th Century

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  • Cards without suits for instruction only: History: Sovereigns of England. "Historical cards exhibiting the History of England". Complete pack of 32 playing-cards with small coloured woodcut medallion portraits of the kings and queens of England, accompanied by printed accounts of them. In original pasteboard case which bears the above title. <br/>Hand-coloured woodcut, letterpress<br/>Backs plain<br/>Late 18th Century

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  • Cards without suits for instruction only: History: Sovereigns of England. "Historical cards exhibiting the History of England". Complete pack of 32 playing-cards with small coloured woodcut medallion portraits of the kings and queens of England, accompanied by printed accounts of them. In original pasteboard case which bears the above title. <br/>Hand-coloured woodcut, letterpress<br/>Backs plain<br/>Late 18th Century

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