Shakespeare on Poker Ballard, Martha C. Shakespeare on Poker. Denver: The Ballard Publishing Company, . [ii],  ff. Oblong Octavo (6" x 7"). Original limp reversed calf, thong-tied along spine, black-stamped title to front cover, moire silk endpapers. Text with color illustrations on rectos of thick satin-textured paper. Some fading to sections of front cover, light toning to text, light soiling and foxing to a few leaves. $500. * Only edition. This book is a series of color plates depicting poker hands accompanied by appropriate quotations from Shakespeare, such as "The whole world again cannot pick out five such" (Love's Labour's Lost, Act V, Scene 2) below an image of a five of a kind, aces. OCLC locates 12 copies.
Book number 71730