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Sola Busca Tarot Sealed by Lo Scarabeo Antichi Tarocchi Illuminati 1995 Book Set

The plastic is a bit beat up but the deck is sealed

Comes with tarot initiation book, in Italian.

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The Sola Busca Tarot is a redrawing of the oldest existing tarot deck, printed in the late fifteenth century in Italy. The deck shows biblical, Roman and mythological imagery, and it was the first deck to show full scenes on the minor arcana cards.


Published in 1995, this deck is a replica of a 1900s reproduction of the original, which was created in Italy in the 1500s. The Encyclopaedia of Tarot Volume 1 by Stuart R. Kaplan tells us about the original pack.


Sola Busca. The heavily colored Sola Busca tarocchi pack - the only complete extant pack of seventy-eight tarocchi cards engraved on metal during the late fifteenth century, possibly of Ferrarese or Venetian origin - contains trump cards featuring warriors of antiquity and Latin inscriptions. The twenty-two trumps are single figures based upon ancient history and, except for The Fool, have no counterparts in modern trumps. The name of a classical person, often barely recognizable due to misspellings by the scribe or engraver, appears on each of the trumps except for Mato (The Fool), and on each of the court cards of king, queen and knight except the page.


Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 1995
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Italian
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
Suits: Pentacles, Wands, Swords, Chalices
Court Cards: Knave, Knight, Queen, King
Major Titles: Mato, Panfilio, Postumio, Lenpio, Mario, Catulo, Sesto, Deo Tauro, Nerone, Falco, Venturio, Tulio, Carbone, Catone, Bocho, Metelo, Olivo, Ipeo, Lentulo, Sabino, Nenbroto, Nabuchodenasor
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8
Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 in. = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Card Back: Unknown


Sola Busca Tarot Sealed by Lo Scarabeo Antichi Tarocchi Illuminati 1995 Book Set

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