Near Fine set of tarot cards in a Very Good+ box. Cards are clean and bright. Normal shelfwear to the box. Includes a black velvet storage pouch for deck and small staple-bound booklet. An overall attractive set. 80 cards. Bookseller Inventory #
The dragon, an image of primitive force and power, is present in the imagination of all civilizations. Inspired by myths from every corner of the globe, this imaginative deck features the mystical beast and its many forms amid diverse iconography from Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, and Oceania.
I guess the easiest way to describe this deck is in three short sentences: Do you like dragons? Do you like the Tarot? You’re going to like this deck.
Over the past couple of decades there has been a movement to use the Tarot not as a model of spirituality and divination, but as an inspiration for a set of related or serial artworks. Although I have loved the artwork of Salvador Dali, I have always felt his deck was more for collectors of his art than for Tarot work.
So I have to admit that I approached this deck with more than a little trepidation. I feared this was just going to be an excuse to pump out illustrations based on Smith’s artwork with dragons stuck into them. Happily, I was quite wrong.
It is very clear that creator Manfredi Toraldo and artist Severino Baraldi put a great deal of thought into the creation of this deck and the meaning of each card. The LWB (Little White Book), which has an unusual landscape presentation, exemplifies this thought by spending more space describing the cards than giving their meanings. After all, the meanings are available anywhere, but the specific images here are unique. . . read more.
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Title: Dragons Tarot: Tarot de los Dragones
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo
Publication Date: 2007
Book Condition: Near Fine
Book Description Llewellyn Publications, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0738712353
Book Description Llewellyn Publications, 2007. Cards. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0738712353
Book Description Llewellyn Publications, 2007. Cards. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110738712353
Book Description Lo Scarabeo, 2007. Cards. Condition: Brand New. crds dlx b edition. 78 pages. 6.75x4.50x1.50 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0738712353
Book Description Llewellyn Publications, 2007. Cards. Condition: Good. Deluxe, Bilingual. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0738712353