These decks are a recreation of The Mystic Cards of Fortune first printed in New York, in 1882, and based on one of the earliest Lenormand oracle decks, the Hoffman and Kroppenstedt, published in Berlin, in 1854. Set includes two versions, one with a Waite Smith card association and one with the traditional card.
- Each deck contains 36 cards
- Small Format Cards measure 2.5 X 3.5
- printed on an off white paper with square edges and a blank back, as was the original.
- Each Deck comes in a white 100% linen drawstring pouch.
Robert M. Place is an internationally known visionary artist, whose award winning works, in painting, sculpture, and jewelry, have been displayed in galleries and museums in America, Europe, and Japan. He is the designer, illustrator, and coauthor of The Alchemical Tarot and The Angels Tarot, which have received international acclaim. He is designer, illustrator, and author of The Alchemical Tarot Renewed, the award winning The Tarot of the Saints, The Buddha Tarot, The Vampire Tarot, and The Tarot of the Sevenfold Mystery. He is the author of The Tarot: History, Symbolism, and Divination, which Booklist has said, “may be the best book ever written on that deck of cards decorated with mysterious images called the tarot.