Chess and Playing Cards; From: Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. House of Representatives Doc. No 425, part 2
Washington, D. C. Government Printing Office, 1897. 8vo. Paged 667-942. Plates, some in color. Modern cloth-backed boards. FIRST EDITION. Illustrating the probable origin, significance, and development of the games of chess and playing cards.