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Cancan

Lightly risqué luxury playing cards published by Éditions Philibert of Paris in 1956.

Cancan 1956

Cartes à Jouer Espagnoles

Cartes à Jouer Espagnoles Héron - Catalan pattern.

Cartes à Jouer Espagnoles

Cartes à Jouer Héron

Promotional decks by Héron.

Cartes à Jouer Héron

Cartes à Rire

Transformed playing cards featuring satirical caricatures of political figures then in the ascendant, Paris, c.1819.

Cartes à Rire

Cartes Catalanes

Cartes Catalanes are used in a small area in the Eastern Pyrenées region of Southern France.

Cartes Catalanes

Cartes Comiques du Colonel Atthalin

“Jeu de cartes comiques” transformation cards designed by Louis Atthalin (1784-1856) and published in 1817.

Cartes Comiques du Colonel Atthalin

Cartes Illustrées

Standard French designs adapted for children. Made by France Cartes for La Grande Récré, c.2016.

Cartes Illustrées 2016

Cartes Imperiales et Royales

‘Cartes Imperiales et Royales’ published by B. P. Grimaud & Cie representing imperial rulers and consorts from Austria, England, France & Russia, mid-19th century

Cartes Imperiales et Royales

Cartes Parisiennes

The courts are full-length figures of English historical personages.

Cartes Parisiennes 1856

Cartes Questions-Devinettes

A “Questions & Answers” family game from France produced by Imagerie Pellerin.

Cartes Questions-Devinettes

Cartes Recréatives

Cartes Recréatives is a set of Transformed playing cards designed by Armand-Gustave Houbigant (1790-1863) and first published by Terquem et May, Metz, in 1819.

Cartes Recréatives 1819

Catel & Farcy

Catel & Farcy (Paris).

Catel & Farcy

Chamborama

This “Jeu de Familles” from the 1960s designed by Jean Bachès promotes Chambord glassware.

Chamborama

Chocolat du Planteur

Chocolat du Planteur cards (reproduction) by French artist Louis Bourgeois-Borgex, c.1900.

Chocolat du Planteur 1900

Classique

“Classique” by Draeger Frères, Paris, c.1949 with designs reminiscent of early French cards.

Classique

Corsaires et Flibustiers

“Corsaires et Flibustiers” playing cards created by G. Delluc and published by Éditions Philibert, Paris, 1958.

Corsaires et Flibustiers 1958

Dames de France

“Dames de France” published by J-M Simon based on originals by Armand Gustave Houbigant, Paris, c.1817

Dames de France 1817

Dauphiné Pattern

The Dauphiné pattern is an archaic French pattern which was manufactured in the Lyons region from the 17th century.

Dauphiné Pattern

De La Rue Continental

During the latter part of the nineteenth century De La Rue produced two special packs of cards for the Continental market. The Aces of Spades are marked "De La Rue & Co. London and Paris".

De La Rue Continental

Dieudonné & Cie Aluette

Aluette playing cards manufactured by Dieudonné & Cie, Angers (France), early 20th century.

Dieudonné & Cie Aluette

Early Anglo-French Cards

Cards produced in Rouen during the sixteenth century. It was cards like these which were imported to England and are the ancestors of the modern 'Anglo-American' pattern.

Early Anglo-French Cards

Éditions Dusserre, Paris

Éditions Dusserre, Paris.

Éditions Dusserre, Paris

El Gato con Botas

Puss in Boots card game manufactured by H. Fournier, 1981.

El Gato con Botas 1981

Épinal Tarot

The woodcuts were produced by Francois Georgin (1801-1863), a famous engraver during the Napoleonic period, retaining the composition and general features of the Tarot de Marseille.

Épinal Tarot

Ergomia

Complete re-design of traditional pack into what the publishers considered to be ergonomically efficient.

Ergomia 2000

Eroticartes

Eroticartes with drawings by Pino Zac, 1983.

Eroticartes 1983

Eurotrotter

Eurotrotter by La Ducale, c.1980s.

Eurotrotter