Guest Review: Major Tom’s Tarot of Marseilles

Major Tom’s Tarot of Marseilles
Tom Schick
Schiffer
ISBN 978-0-7643-2760-5

by .Nisaba Merrieweather

I first became aware of this Tarot deck recently on the Aeclectic Tarot forum when Tom Schick posted the URL leading to a local newspaper item where he was photographed holding an interesting deck of Tarot cards fanned out in the picture showing only portions of the images. I asked him what the deck was as I am a bit of a collector and I didn’t think I’d seen it before, and one thing led to another and, Continue reading “Guest Review: Major Tom’s Tarot of Marseilles”

REVIEW: The Cary-Yale Visconti Tarocchi Deck by Nisaba Merrieweather

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Another intriguing review from my Australian friend, Nisaba. Leave her comments! I know she’ll stop by and respond!

The Cary-Yale Visconti Tarocchi Deck (U.S. Games, Inc) illustrated originally probably by Bonifacio Bembo, with repair-jobs and missing cards supplied by Luigi Scapini, has been on my wish-list for a couple of years, because due to a *ahem* quirk of taste of mine, I’ve been collecting Scapini decks, so this was a natural to add to my basket of Tarot. I originally decided that I couldn’t really justify this one given my recent spending spree on Tarots and associated articles like bags and silks, so I acquired the cheaper Lo Scarabeo miniature version, which was Continue reading “REVIEW: The Cary-Yale Visconti Tarocchi Deck by Nisaba Merrieweather”