There is a very interesting collection of playing cards held at the Strangers' Hall Museum in Norwich.
Here are a few early advertisements relating to cards from newspapers 1684-1759 and a number of later 19th century documents of interest.
These Fortune-Telling cards, first published as early as 1690, were possibly the first pack of cards ever made specifically for the purpose of fortune-telling.
Marlborough’s Victories playing cards, first published in 1707, depict Marlborough's campaigns and the personalities involved.
“Royal Cards Reign of Queen Anne” cover historical events, both honourable and treacherous, during the period 1702 to 1704.