A brief survey of the different types of standard cards to be found in Continental Europe.
A great many regional patterns were exported from France and subsequently copied elsewhere. Some of them became local standards in their own right.
Out of an apparent void, a constellation of references in early literature emerge pointing to the sudden arrival of playing cards, principally in Belgium, Germany, Spain and Italy around 1370-1380.
“XVI Century European Naval Powers” deck illustrated by Isabel Ibáñez de Sendadiano and produced by Heraclio Fournier in 1981.
A collecting game published in two series: the first series featuring Western Europe and the second series Eastern/Southern Europe.