Monthly Archives: July 2014

eBay and Goodall card-game sets — “Penchant” . . .

Preliminary note:  If you haven’t done so already, please see the preceding post about my new planned book on S.W. Erdnase. I want to discuss briefly an educational component of eBay as it relates to card-game booklets and to Goodall … Continue reading

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New blog relating to authorship issues as to S.W. Erdnase and “The Expert at the Card Table” . . .

I presently have quite a few blogs. Some are dormant. The ones that are now active relate to the artist Frank Godwin, card-game booklets (this blog), UFOs, very early UCLA football history (mainly 1919 to 1939), and a blog that I … Continue reading

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It finally arrived: July 23, 2014, the 175th anniversary of Professor Hoffmann’s birthday . . .

It’s here! —Tom Sawyer July 23, 2014

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The 175th anniversary of Professor Hoffmann’s birth is coming up soon . . .

Professor Hoffmann was born on July 23, 1839.  Therefore, July 23, 2014 will mark the 175th anniversary of his birth. That birthdate seems like a long time ago.  It seems to place Hoffmann back in some kind of era of … Continue reading

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