Tarot de Marseille François Chosson

Tarot de Marseille François Chosson 1736

In April of 1736, Chosson of Marseille printed what was to later become the prototype for subsequent Tarot decks, including Nicolas Conver s wood block deck, the model for most popular Tarot de Marseille decks enjoyed today. The original copy of this Chosson deck was sold to the Historical Museum Blumenstein in Solothurn, Switzerland.

Limited edition of 3000 copies of one of the oldest and most beautiful copies known of the Tarot said “ of Marseilles ”, realized in Marseilles in 1736 by François Chosson, master cardmaker and engraver of this city then renowned for its decks. This tarot is besides the second oldest Marseilles tarot known for its category, considered as benchmark model all over the world. Facsimile of the only known copy of this deck, preserved in the Historical Museum Blumenstein in Solothurn, wrapped in a reproduction of an original sheet of packing, and protected in a robust telescopic box. (source: http://tarot-de-marseille-heritage.com/english/catalogue_chosson1736.html)

Product Details (Amazon.com)
Hardcover
Publisher: U.S. Games Systems Inc.; Tcr Crds L edition (February 27, 2014)
Language: French
ISBN-10: 1572817836
ISBN-13: 978-1572817838
Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 3.1 x 1.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
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