Major Tom's Tarot of Marseilles (2nd ed.)
This is the second edition of Major Tom's Tarot of Marseilles, published by Schiffer Books and accompanied by a 96-page book. Major Tom's deck updates the Marseilles by giving the major arcana and court card figures modern dress and costumes.
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Schiffer Books 2007
Major Tom's Tarot of Marseilles (2nd ed.) review by Kate Hill
“Major Tom Schick's inspiration for his modern Marseilles cards was the historical French style of cards, known in English as the Tarot of Marseilles and dating back to the early eighteenth century. His concept was the remain as true to the Marseilles iconography as possible, while translating their dress from the medieval European style to what they could be wearing today - and making it more relevant and accessible to a modern audience.” – review of first edition
Previously published in a small limited edition run of 50 copies during the 2005 Melbourne International Tarot Conference, Major Tom’s Tarot of Marseilles has been picked up by new Tarot publishers, Schiffer Books, for its second and more extended print... read more reviews.
Similar Decks to Major Tom's Tarot of Marseilles (2nd ed.)Theme: Marseilles, Modern
Creator: Major Tom's Tarot, Major Tom's Tarot of Marseilles by Thomas Schick
More About These CardsName: Major Tom's Tarot of Marseilles (2nd ed.)
Creators: Thomas Schick
Publisher: Schiffer Books 2007
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Marseilles
Minor Arcana Style: Marseilles-Style Pips
Suits: Cups, Swords, Batons, Coins
Court Cards: Valet, Cavalier, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8
Card Size: 2.91 x 4.49 in. = 7.40cm x 11.40cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Postcard
Back Design: Reversible shield and floral design in red and white.
Companion Material: 96-page bound miniature companion book, with meanings for both trumps and pip cards. In English.