Sold: 1971 Mythological Zoo Playing Cards Dick Martin Hand Colored Ltd Edn Wizard of Oz Artist

$185.00

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This is an amazing set of “Mythological Zoo” playing cards created by the prolific Oz club member Dick Martin. These are from a limited set of just 100 published in 1971. Unlike his Fact & Fancy edition of 600, each of these cards are hand-colored! A labor of love and truly scarce; I have been looking for these cards for about 10 years and since I finally found another set, this is from my personal collection. Each card features a mythological beast including favorites like the Minotaur of Hippogriff, as well as lesser known creatures like the “Ant-Lion”, and the “Apocalypse”! Each is a little work of Martin art. The cards are a complete set of 52 plus the limitation card, but I believe it originally came in a box with an explanatory booklet, which are not included.