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Tarot by Jacob Joerger 

Besançon 1801, France


limited edition of 1500 copies 

The Tarot by Jacob Joerger was created by the German cartier in Besançon France in 1801. This fine Tarot is considered a benchmark of Tarots in the "de Besançon" category. Characteristically, of a Besançon Tarot the Papess and the Pope cards are replaced with the Roman gods, Juno and Jupiter. In addition, the face of the Moon appears head on and not in profile. This precious reissue from Tarot Marseilles Heritage is based on a rare, very well preserved, copy held in a private collection.

  • Historic Reproduction realized by Yves Reynaud and Wilfried Houdouin of Tarot De Marseille Heritage
  • limited Edition of 1,500 copies
  • 78 cards + 2 presentation cards (English and French)
  • Cards Measure 2 5/8  4 9/8
  • Tarot of Marseilles decks are not sealed in plastic.
Tarot of Marseilles Heritage


 TarotArts is proud to represent Tarot of Marseilles Heritage in the Unites States.


Yves Reynaud and Wilfried Houdouin launched Tarot of Marseilles Heritage to protect and promote the heritage of the traditional Marseilles Tarot.  They publish limited edition facsimiles of the most beautiful historical Tarots of Marseilles, housed in the most prestigious intuitions and private collections around the world.  Meticulous detail is  applied including respecting the size and the design on backs of the cards.  Some of these Tarots originate in the city of Marseilles. Others come from regions around Marseilles where the the graphic and symbolic qualities of these tarots flourished for centuries.