Tarock deck made by Johann Herrl in Graz 1815
French-suited, double-ended Tarock deck made by Johann Herrl, Graz 1815. Austrian tax stamp 1815, woodcut, stencil coloured, 54 cards. There are four court cards in each suit: King, Queen, Cavalier and Jack - most tarocks depict chimera, exotic or mythological scenes on the trumps. Tarots with French suit signs (hearts, diamonds, clubs and spades), usually called Tarok or Tarock, appeared around 1750.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Clubs 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the King of Diamonds 1984 woodblock joker.
A limited edition art print of the Jack of Hearts 1984 woodblock joker.
Mythological tarot by Michael Schatzberger, Passau, Bavaria, early 19th century.
French-suited Natural History Tarot deck by Joseph Fetscher, Munich, c.1820.
Mythological and Allegorical tarot produced by Peter Paul Fetscher junior, Munich.
Trappola pack of 36 double-ended cards published by Anton Herrl, Graz, Austria.
French-suited Animal Tarot deck produced by Andreas Benedict Göbl, Munich.
Scenic Tarock deck produced by Fabrique de Cartes J. Müller & Cie (Schaffhouse), Suisse.
‘National Costumes of Turkey’ tarot by Industrie Comptoir, Leipzig, c.1800-1825.
French-suited Bavarian Animal Tarot by J B Dubois, Liège, Belgium, late 18th C.
French-suited Æsop’s fables tarot produced by Leipzig Industrie Comptoir, c.1800-1825.
Early 19th century Animal Tarot pack produced by J T Dubois, Liège, Belgium.
Featuring Disney Princesses and Enchanting Tales in two sizes of pack made for Eastern Europe.
Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and other Disney characters on a pack made for Eastern Europe.
Conventional Lenormand designs on a pack from Piatnik but with unconventional numbering.
Museo del Prado: Pintores y familias reales / Painters and royal families playing cards.
Soviet and other Communist celebrities depicted on every card, designed by Vladislav Pankevitch.
Regional costumes and alpine flora on a French Tarot game pack marking 600 years of playing cards in...
Playing cards issued to mark the German federal elections held on 2 December 1990.
Trumps have oriental scenes on one end of the card, and mermaids, mermen, assorted sea serpents and ...
French-suited ‘Bavarian Animal Tarot’ by Johann Matheus Backofen, Nürnberg, late 18th C.
Fully illustrated pack featuring a large selection of Mucha’s works.
Österreichisches Trachten-quartett Nr.282 published by Ferd Piatnik & Söhne.
Schwarzer Peter no.964 published by Josef Hohlweg, Vienna, early 20th century.
Le Jeu du Destin Antique, originally published by Grimaud in XIX c., republished many times since......
Humorous dog-themed Black Peter game illustrated by Willy Mayrl, c.1960.
Facsimile of patriotic 1878 Tyrolean playing cards published by Piatnik in 1992.