c.1890 Grand Jeu Lenormand Cards, Rare 54 Cards Astro Mythological, Paris, France
Published by H. Pussey, c. 1890
Card Measurements: 8.9 cm x 12.7 cm
Deck: Grand Jeu de Mlle Le Normand (Astro Mythological)
Box Title: Grand Jeu de Société: Cartes Astro-Mytho-Hermétiques
First published in 1845, two years after the death of Mlle Le Normand, this
54-card fortune-telling deck includes the full series of 52 cards plus two
The images reference Greek mythology, alchemy, allegories,
and other astrological and mythological topics.
The deck sold here is a later edition published by H. Pussey, c.1890.
· Style: Grand Jeu Lenormand (Astro Mythological)
· Borders: single black line
· Reverses: purple, red, and blue tartan pattern
· Paper: pasteboard cardstock
· Printing method: chromolithography
· Titles: no titles
CONDITION: Very good condition, complete 54 of 54 cards, cards with few signs of wear overall, some age soiling, discolouration, and patina present, deck curved; box present, with front label undamaged, though, the box, overall, is in fair condition; top and bottom present but detached, with peeling, lacks, and other damage (see photographs).