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Star Tarot A5

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A5 - 312 pages. Hand dyed black kangaroo leather with finely carved leather cover. Main feature is "The Star" tarot card showing a peacock or bird of paradise sitting atop the forest canopy looking out to mountains in the distance and a shining star in a white sky.
   Around the card is a celestial blue border with the constellations of the zodiac starting beneath the sword and reading counter-clockwise: Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn.
   The gold symbols in each of the four corners represent the four Tarot suits and their related elements: Swords (North/Air), Cups (West/Water), Wands (South/Fire) and Pentacles (East/Earth). Above is the number 17 (XVII) which signifies the position of "The Star" tarot card in the Major Arcana. The symbol at the bottom is an alchemist's symbol for the Quinta Essentia (the fifth element or spirit).
   The back cover features a carved yellow sunflower (in remembrance of a special sister) and the initials "TS" for the intended owner of the book.
   The book is sewn in French style with two reinforcing ribbons and spinal insert. Special gold headbands. Royal blue satin ribbon bookmark with straight diagonal cut. Black and gold milano endpapers.
Cover: 158mm W x 220mm H (6.25 x 8.68in).
Page: 148mm W x 210mm H (5.88 x 8.25in). Weight: 0.696kg (1.53lb).
International Order: Eddie Coyne (New York) 22 Jul 2005 - 08 Dec 2005

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