Tarocchi di Matteo Maria Boiardo

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SKU:
312
Configuration:
78 cards in standard cardboard box
Publication Status:
Limited edition of 500 copies
Condition:
Preowned; box very good (extensive residue and staining on back and on top flap); cards complete, near mint (very, very slight curvature)

Tarot based on the writings of 15th century poet Matteo Maria Boiardo. According to information included with the deck, Boiardo composed a series of poems and stanzas designed to be used in conjunction with the game of Trump. Artist Maurizio Bonora's illustrations are rendered in brown ink, in the style of etchings from the period. Some of the cards only loosely approximate, at best, those found in a modern cartomantic tarot. Published in 1996, in a limited edition of 500 copies.