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Published March 18, 2016 Updated June 21, 2022

Bath and the Cotswolds

“Bath and the Cotswolds” souvenir pack of cards published by John McLean of Edinburgh, c.1990.

1990 United Kingdom Charles Miller Graphics Bath Photography Souvenir Add to Collection

“Bath and the Cotswolds” souvenir playing cards featuring colour photographs by Colin Baxter on each card, designed by Charles Miller Graphics (Edinburgh) and published by John McLean of Edinburgh, c.1990. In time this pack may become sought after because it is well presented with good photography and tasteful images.

“Bath and the Cotswolds” souvenir pack of cards published by John McLean of Edinburgh, c.1990 “Bath and the Cotswolds” souvenir pack of cards published by John McLean of Edinburgh, c.1990 “Bath and the Cotswolds” souvenir pack of cards published by John McLean of Edinburgh, c.1990 “Bath and the Cotswolds” souvenir pack of cards published by John McLean of Edinburgh, c.1990

Above: “Bath and the Cotswolds” souvenir pack of cards published by John McLean of Edinburgh, c.1990.

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By Matt Probert

Member since March 02, 2012

I have adored playing cards since before I was seven years old, and was brought up on packs of Waddington's No 1. As a child I was fascinated by the pictures of the court cards.

Over the next fifty years I was seduced by the artwork in Piatnik's packs and became a collector of playing cards.

Seeking more information about various unidentified packs I discovered the World of Playing Cards website and became an enthusiastic contributor researching and documenting different packs of cards.

I describe my self as a playing card archaeologist, using detective work to identify and date obscure packs of cards discovered in old houses, flea markets and car boot sales.


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