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2 edition of Transformation playing cards. found in the catalog.

Transformation playing cards.

Albert Field

Transformation playing cards.

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Published by U.S. Games Systems in Stamford, Ct .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20711694M

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Published by US Games Systems, a manufacturer of playing cards themselves, this book uses pictures to document the history of transformation playing cards. So it's not a scientific or historical documentary on the subject, but a pictorial exhibition of some of the best transformation playing cards that have been produced/5(3).

This delightfully wicked playing card deck presents devilish boys and ghouls and all manners of ghastly creatures. Inspired by vintage transformational decks, Royal Mischief s suit marks are mischievously hidden in the aberrant artwork by infamous tarot artist Patrick Valenza/5(56).

Transformation cards, or decks of playing cards in which conventional suit signs were transformed into fanciful designs, originated in 18th century Europe. The Transformation playing cards. book to the Kingdom recreates this clever conceit with awe-inspiring flair and inventiveness.

Our extraordinary book-plus, first published in (more t copies sold) comprises a deck of richly illustrated transformation cards designed /5(18).

Transformation Playing Cards book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. -The creative art that transforms playing card suit signs int /5(2).

Transformation Playing Cards Book An informative retrospective tracing the history of transformational cards, and their delightful artwork that cleverly incorporates the suit marks into the drawings. Includes eight color plates.4/5(1). A Motley Pack -Transformation Playing Cards & Book One-of-a-kind, luxury deck of hand illustrated playing cards showcasing stunning works of art on every card FULFILLMENT COMPLETED.

A Motley Pack - Transformation Playing Cards consists of 2 transformation playing cards along with a book based on a rare and forgotten work published in Melbourne in Whether you are art lover or a playing card enthusiast, you don't want to miss this project.

InJ.C. Cotta, a publisher and bookseller in Tübingen, Germany, produced the first set of transformation cards that was published as an actual deck of playing cards.

Crowquill Transformation Transformation playing cards designed by the illustrator, comic artist and stage designer ‘Alfred Crowquill’ (Alfred Henry Forrester, ), printed by Reynolds & Sons, c The first transformation deck that was published as an actual and complete deck of playing cards was produced by J.G.

Cotta in Tubingen, Germany. The deck was called The Playing Card Almanac (Die Spielkarten Almanach), because each card represented one week of a calendar year, and it was published in Almanacs were popular at the time, and combining this with playing cards was an.

Above: Royal Edition facsimile of transformed playing cards from “A Motley Pack” illustrated by George Gordon McCrae, published in full colour with corner indices by Sunish Chabba & Ishan Trivedi, 52 cards + 2 jokers + 2 extra cards in box, The cards are accompanied by a re-print of “On The Cards”, a book by the Australian writer Garnet Walch, originally published in Melbourne in Vanity Fair Playing Cards (No.

41),Cincinnati, The United States Playing Card Co, 52 of 52 cards plus joker. This transformation deck contains pip cards with the suit marks cleverly interwoven into each scene.

The courts are comical images, the king of spades smokes a pipe, the queen holds a spoon, and the jack holds a shovel, pins. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Transformation Playing Cards at Read Transformation playing cards. book and unbiased product reviews from our users.3/5(1).

The deck was called Die Spielkarten Almanach—the Playing Card Almanac. It took until for the first transformation deck to get printed in the United States.

Charles Bartlett was the designer, though he had help; his design borrowed heavily from the European transformation decks of the time. A transformation deck is a unique deck of playing cards where the pips have been incorporated into a larger artistic image.

As an example, the six pips on a Six of Clubs might be transformed into part of a larger image picturing five birds.

Typically these pips use their traditional location on the card and retain their red/black colours. History Transformation decks have a long history, and it seems to me that this history can be divided into three main phases. 19th century: The first examples of transformation playing cards seem to have appeared in the early s.

A beautiful example of a 19th century transformation deck is the famous deck created in by Andrew Dougherty as a marketing tool for the Murphy. Special Content by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Transformation decks consist of unique playing cards where the pips have been creatively incorporated into a larger artistic image.

After first appearing throughout the s, they faded into obscurity for most of the s. But there was some resurgence of interest in transformation playing cards at the end of the 20th. The slipcase is as big as the small ( page) hardcover book. The deck comes in a box and a holder that keeps it from knocking around in the case.

The deck consists of the standard four suits A,J, Q, K. and two Jokers (one in color and one stylized black ink drawing).

Making 54 cards in all/5. The cards have the right markings to used as a regular playing deck but the art is unusual. "The landmarks are the same, but the scenery is somehow different.".

This is a beautiful little book. It contains prints of the 53 Key to the Kingdom cards. The prints are arranged in numerical order A,J, Q, K, /5. Transformation Playing Cards. An informative retrospective tracing the history of transformational cards, and their delightful artwork that cleverly incorporates the suit marks into the drawings.

Buy Transformation Playing Cards by Albert Field online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ A Motley Pack -Transformation Playing Cards & Book One-of-a-kind, luxury deck of hand illustrated playing cards showcasing stunning works of art on every card Category: Games.

The Paperback of the Transformation Playing Cards: The Creative Art that Transforms Card Suit Signs Into Pictures by Albert Field at Barnes & Noble. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Books, Toys, Games and much : Albert Field.

Title: Thackeray Transformation Playing Cards, c, Price: $85 USD, Category: Vintage Collectibles:Playing Cards U.K:Thackeray Transformation Cards, Shop: Two For His Heels, Description: Justly celebrated set of transformation playing cards designed by the famous 19th century British novelist, William Makepeace Thackeray, author of Vanity Fair among many famous : $ Cotta’s transformation cards were very successful and became a role model for later transformation decks from other publishers.

As was the case with many playing cards from the time, since the card backs were blank, individual cards were sometimes used by the nobility as visit cards and for leaving messages, so these playing cards often. Above: "Art for the Earth" Playing Cards published by Andrew Jones Art for The Friends of the Earth, Royalties from the sale of the pack went towards the campaign to sustain the world's tropical rainforests.

Above: three cards from Peter Wood's 'Teddy Bears' Transformation pack of playing cards. The Other Format of the Royal Mischief Transformation Playing Cards by Patrick Valenza at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Publish your book with B&: Patrick Valenza. These cards became fashionable in the early s, and interest in them has revived from time to time.

The standard reference book on Transformation Cards is: Transformation Playing Cards by Albert Field, U.S. Games Systems Inc., Stamford, USA,ISBN 0 4. A transformation playing card (sometimes referred to as a transformation deck when assembled into a complete set) is a type of playing card where an artist incorporates the pips of the non-face cards into an artistic design.

In a classical transformation playing card, the pips retain their standard position and coloration on the card. A transformation deck is a unique deck of playing cards where the pips have been incorporated into a larger artistic image. As an example, the six pips on a Six of Clubs might be transformed into part of a larger image picturing five birds.

Hand-written thank you note plus ONE limited edition EclecDeck of transformation playing cards plus ONE original transformation card of your designated PG-rated topic, drawn on a regular playing card with Sharpies plus ONE 2 ft.

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Tony Meeuwissen’s “Key to the Kingdom” - an enchanted deck - is a magnificent set of illuminated and transformed playing cards published by Pavilion Books Ltd in Demonstrating an extraordinary level of craftsmanship, without the aid of digital technology, the illustrations are inspired by traditional rhymes or verses and can be used for a guessing game to correctly identify each.

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Each card features different artwork and cheery greeting. A lovely gift deck for nostalgia lovers. card deck is suitable for most card games.

Bibliography of Playing-Card Books. Last modified: 05 Jul Please send feedback to [email protected] The list is split into numbered sections (and sometimes topics within sections) in order to impose some structure on such a long list. Within each topic and within each section the works are listed in alphabetical order, by author surname.

Transformation Playing Cards, Transformation playing cards, first published inin which each card bears a picture in which the suit marks are concealed within the design. This artistic exercise began as an 18th century parlour game and pastime.

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