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1893 Chicago Midway Playing Cards & Companion Book

Featuring characters drawn from the Midway of the World's Fair & a companion book of the history of this Midway with photographs.

1893 Chicago Midway Playing Cards & Companion Book

Featuring characters drawn from the Midway of the World's Fair & a companion book of the history of this Midway with photographs.

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    Playing Card deck of 54 poker size cards

    Professionally printed deck of poker size playing cards in a custom printed tuck box. The cards will be printed in four suit colors, orange for diamonds, green for clubs, red for hearts, and blue for spades. Pictured on the cards are 14 characters from the Midway of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. On the back of each card in blue is the first ever Ferris Wheel from that Fair.

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    7.5 by 7.5 inch Book in Color

    This is the companion book to the new playing cards. It contains scans of the letterpress printed playing cards and history cards, historical photographs, maps, and background information about the 1893 Chicago Midway, the BB&S printers ornaments, and the historical significance of the Fair.

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    Two Decks of New Playing Cards

    Receive a discount on two decks of the new playing cards. See the card proofs and the final design of the tuck box. All decks of new playing cards come with a seal that you can apply to the tuck box top after you remove the cellophane.

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    New Cards & Book Bundle

    Get an early bird special on a bundle with the new deck of playing cards in a custom printed tuck box with the 7.5 by 7.5 inch companion book in color. Save $5.

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    Three Decks of New Playing Cards

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    Half Brick of Playing Cards

    Receive six decks (half brick) of the 1893 Chicago Midway playing cards, each deck with a custom tuck box. Each deck includes 54 poker size cards in four suit colors and the blue Ferris Wheel on the back of each card.

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    Founders Club Membership

    This is a five year membership to Railway Station Press books, from 2017 to the end of 2021. You will receive all nine books we have published to date along with three books a year in 2020 and three books in 2021.

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    "Early Bird" One Deck of New Cards

    A deck of 54 cards in a tuck box as described below. Early bird offer.

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    Ltd Edition Letterpress Printed Cards

    There are just ten decks of playing cards which were letterpress printed by hand on 100% cotton paper. The decks are wrapped in marbled paper.

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    Ltd Edition History Cards

    Letterpress printed History cards in a limited edition of 130 with only eight decks left.

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    Letterpress Deck #99 of 100

    Deck number 99 of 100 is wrapped in Japanese paper and is letterpress printed.

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    Letterpress Deck #100 of 100

    Letterpress printed deck number 100 of 100 is wrapped in a map of Paris.

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