Roberts has studied trade cards for
over thirty years. In addition to several articles, he is the author of two books, Mechanical Bank Trade Cards and Clipper Ship Sailing Cards; see Books
About Trade Cards.
a technical writer by profession, specializing in software
documentation, and lives in Vestal, NY, with his wife, Eve,
and daughter, Rachel.
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