Created by the famous seer Etteilla, this deck features the tarot card meanings right on the card, which was a new innovation at the time.
Jean Baptiste Alliette. France, 1788.
Game of Chance
Great successes and great reverses.
Represents house or dwelling, and derives its value from other cards.
An occasion which may be fortunate or otherwise.
News. Secret intelligence. Gossip. Scandal.
House, Dwelling, Habitation, Family
Gambling, Dissipation, Robbery, Loss.
Travelling or a removal
ill-luck will attend the step.
if you wander southward you will find the happiness you have long sought for; a Southerner will sue for the hand of a young girl; a maiden from the Eastward will fascinate you; a French girl will turn your head, for four-and-twenty hours; a Spaniard will assail your heart with passionate vows of love.