Jonathan Dee Tarot Pack
Also known as A Tin of Tarot
These cards, by Jonathan Dee and artist Shirley Barker, have been published as part of several beginner sets. The tarot symbolism has been redrawn and simplified, and the suits have unillustrated pip cards.
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Parragon Publishing 2001
Jonathan Dee Tarot Pack review by Nisaba Merrieweather
I bought this Tarot and book set many years ago, and for some years I was using it very regularly. Then it had a lay-off in the depth of my collection, and now I and my clients are revisiting it. (I have given the accompanying book away so I am unable to review it anew, but this is what I thought of it a few years ago.)
I always liked the deck better. I love the backs: a side-to-side symmetry, it nonetheless has an up-down orientation that I find handy and pleasing in any deck. The painted style of the backs, too, is even more reminiscent of woodcuts, which I love, so it wins there.
Having mentioned the faces of the cards, I'd better go there in a bit more detail. All of the deck is done in a modern-... read more reviews.
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More About These CardsName: Jonathan Dee Tarot Pack
Alternate Names: A Tin of Tarot
Creators: Jonathan Dee, Shirley Barker
Publisher: Parragon Publishing 2001
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Minor Arcana Style: Combination
Suits: Wands, Cups, Swords, Pentacles
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
Major Titles: The Fool, The Magician, The High Priestess, The Empress, The Emperor, The High Priest, The Lovers, The Chariot, Strength, The Hermit, The Wheel of Fortune, Justice, The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, The Devil, The Tower, The Star, The Moon, The Sun, Judgement, The World
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Size: 2.76 x 4.72 in. = 7.00cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Two semi-circles, crossing at bottom and top. Flower in centre.
Companion Material: Book titled Tarot by Jonathan Dee.