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EDGE OF THE CIRCLE BOOKS IS PLEASED TO PRESENT THE FOLLOWING NEW TAROT AND ORACLE DECKS: TAROCCHI SOLA BUSCA XV by Menegazzi & Dorsini 78 Card Deck With Book List Price: $124.95 (Il Meneghello) FROM THE PUBLISHER: The Sola Busca tarot is one of the earliest extant 78 card tarot decks. It may also be the earliest tarot deck in which the plain suit cards are illustrated. It was engraved onto metal in the late 15th century, and the color in the surviving complete deck was then hand-painted. Various theories have been suggested about who created the deck, probably a Ferrarese artist, but its authorship remains uncertain. Most of the figures in the trumps appear to represent Romans prominent during the period of the Late Republic, often in armor. In addition, the Fool seems to show a Celt, one trump shows the emperor Nero, and the highest two trumps show Babylonian kings, Nimrod and Nebuchadnezzar. In addition to historical figures, the court cards also appear to includ