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Published August 24, 2011 Updated April 23, 2023

Ibero-American Deck, 1929

Ibero-American Deck, designed by L. Palao, 1929.

1929 Spain Heraclio Fournier Viuda e Hijos de Heraclio Fournier L. Palao Art & Design Columbus Commemorative Hispanoamericana Ibero-Americana Add to Collection

Commemorating the Discovery and Colonisation of the Americas, designed by L. Palao and printed by Viuda e Hijos de Heraclio Fournier, Vitoria, 1929

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Above: Ibero-American Deck designed by L. Palao, printed by Viuda e Hijos de Heraclio Fournier, Vitoria, 1929.


Note from Peter Burnett

Fournier produced a 50th anniversary facsimile edition of this pack in 1979.

Above: 5 of swords and the accompanying leaflet from the 1979 facsimile edition - PB.

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Founder and editor of the World of Playing Cards since 1996. He is a former committee member of the IPCS and was graphics editor of The Playing-Card journal for many years. He has lived at various times in Chile, England and Wales and is currently living in Extremadura, Spain. Simon's first limited edition pack of playing cards was a replica of a seventeenth century traditional English pack, which he produced from woodblocks and stencils.


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