Unter of Ink Stamps Art and Meaning Books and Beer Playing Cards Deck
About the Deck
Accompanied by morals in Latin and German, this deck features the whimsical suits of Books, Ink Stamps, Beer Glasses, and Wine Jugs.
Jost Amman. Germany, 1588.
According to Many Schools of Thought
A dark child. A friend. Also represents a message or letter from a near relation.
Young man of family in search of young lady.
Discord in family. Unhappiness between lovers. Illness. Protracted sufferings.
A Good Stranger, Good News, Pleasure, Satisfaction
Ill News, Displeasure, Chagrin, Worry.
A ready-witted young man, clever at his work and ardent in his love
irresponsible and fickle.
signifies jealousy; when it is an unmarried person who inquires of the cards, this jealousy, alas! Is well founded.