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Hanafuda The Flower Card Game

By: Japan Publications

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brisbane, CA, Nichibo Shuppan-Sha: 1986

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: A33045

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. "Hanafuda are playing cards of Japanese origin that are used to play a number of games. The name literally translates as "flower cards". The name also refers to games played with those cards...In 1549, the 18th year of Tenbun, a missionary Francis Xavier landed in Japan and the crew of his ship had carried a set of 48 Portuguese Hombre playing cards from Europe, and eventually card games became popular,... View more info