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Postby Bill Mullins » 12/28/10 06:32 PM

1880 edition of TS #165 (1867), 166 (1870), 994 (1872), 998 (1876)
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00048435/

1889 edition of TS #280 (1858), 281 (1863), 1033 (1856) 1037 (1876)
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00065421/

1853 edition of TS #296 (1850)
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00002754/

c. 1880-1888 edition of TS #297 (1870), 298 (c. 1873)
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00065460/

Scot Discoverie of Witchcraft TS#618
http://dlxs2.library.cornell.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=witch;cc=witch;view=toc;subview=short;idno=wit081

Toole-Stott #1186
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00016229/

1891 edition of TS #1209 (1870), 1210 (1875)
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00080477/

1892 edition of TS #1286 (1858) 1290 (1863)
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00081179/

Unlisted in TS; includes a couple of tricks and mathematical puzzles
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00065174/

The Univ of Florida site has more; I just got tired of cutting and pasting. Likewise Google Books, Hathi Trust, and other online sources.
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Postby Bill Mullins » 01/19/11 02:42 PM

In 1972, Patterson Smith combined into one volume and reprinted A Bibliography of Works in English on Playing Cards and Gaming by Frederic Jessel (1905) and A Bibliography of Card-Games and of the History of Playing-Cards by Charles Orr (1892). A nice scan of this combined book is online:
HERE

They also host a scan of Sharps and Flats by J. Nevil Maskelyne HERE.
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Postby A1exM » 01/20/11 09:29 AM

Many Thanks for that Bill! Great find!
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Postby Marvin G. » 04/16/11 07:27 AM

That is so cool, Mr. Mullins! I just decided to start collecting rare old magic books but only have the Tool Stott books (2 books), which are suppost to be the best. I had fun looking at an actual title page of Scot's DISCOUERIE from the links you gave. Thank you.
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