SYLVIA MANN MEMORIAL LECTURE
Talks from Conventions
Playing cards, games and rules
The Journal (1972-1980)
The Playing-Card (1980-1995)
The Playing-Card (from 1995)
The Playing-card: Consolidated Subject Index
The Playing-card: Consolidated Author Index
Books and Papers
French regional pattern sheets
French non-regional pattern sheets
French suited tarot pattern sheets
German pattern sheets
Austrian pattern sheets
Swiss pattern sheets
Italian pattern sheets
Italian suited tarot pattern sheets
Italo-Portuguese pattern sheets
Italo-Portuguese suited tarot pattern sheets
Indian pattern sheets
Patterns of playing cards
Playing-card history and speculations on their origins
Playing cards in books and magazines
Playing-card manufacturers and tax stamps
Playing-cards of various countries
Playing-cards with various themes
Who are the people shown on cards?
Why do they look the way they do?
The Ace of Spades
Why is the jack called a jack?
What is the order of suit ranking?
Why does the ace outrank the king?
Why does the king of hearts stab himself?
The Curse of Scotland
The Devil’s Bedpost
The work of the Devil?
The instrument of death
Connecting a deck of cards with the Bible
Member’s home pages
TALKS FROM PAST CONVENTIONS
This is a 'work in progress' section of the IPCS Website
The intention is to build an online resource of all the excellent talks
made at our Conventions throughout the years
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The wold of Filippo Maria Visconti – Studying the landscape of the World card of the Visconti di Modrone – Sabine Abele-Hipp