Details about The New Wave Tarot Cards Deck M. Muro & Alexandria Mokuseioh Japan 1980 NewwaveSee original listing
17 Jun, 2013 17:00:04 AEST
Approximately AU $95.35(including postage)
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Product Type:||Tarot Card Deck||Topic:||Japan|
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The New Wave Tarot
by M. Muro & Alexandria Mokuseioh Japan, 1980
Designer(s), Artist(s): M. Muro, Alexandria Mokuseioh
Reference: Encyclopedia of Tarot, vol. III, pp. 398, 399
All 23 Cards are present and in NEAR MINT condition.
Card size: 4 2/3"x 2 7/8" inches
Comes with all original packaging.
Housed in a Shelf Box with Instruction Book in Japanese.
The outer shelf box shows some shelf wear, appropriate to age.
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