King of Books 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
Dark bad man. A soldier, an enemy, or one to be mistrusted.
A lawyer, senator, doctor.
A bad man; also a caution to put an end to a ruinous lawsuit.
Great happiness. A journey. A voyage on business. A happy life.
A Lawyer, a Man of Law, Power, Command, Superiority, Authority
A Wicked Man, Chagrin, Worry, Grief, Fear, Disturbance.
A widower, an unscrupulous lawyer, impossible as a friend and dangerous as an enemy
the desire to work evil without the power.
you will be drawn into difficulty on account of politics; but you will be so fortunate as to save the life of a person high in station, who will advance you, and you will become prosperous and renowned.