Morgan-Greer Tarot

[Empress] [Ace of Pentacles] The Morgan-Greer Tarot was created by the artist Bill Greer under the direction of Lloyd Morgan. Greer was inspired by the images on the Rider-Waite deck and the work of Paul Foster Case. As Greer says, "There are certain colors used as dictated by Case for symbolic reasons. I sought to incorporate these colors and elaborate, so as to create an immediate emotional reaction to each card even before an image could be looked at in depth." This deck was first published by Morgan Press in 1979. There are no borders on the cards, and only the major arcana and court cards have titles. The figures on the Morgan-Greer Tarot are often large and seem to be close to the reader. There are full scenes on every card. There is a separate companion book for this deck called The Ancestral Path Tarot.

Deck
Number of
Cards
Size Copyright Card Back Design
78
22 major/56 minor
2 3/4" x 4 3/4" 1979 [back design]
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Companion Book
Title Author Size Number of
Pages
Copyright Cover
The Book
of Tarot
Susan
Gerulskis-Estes
5 1/2"
x
8 1/2"
96 1981 [cover]
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Language of Card Titles: English (versions also available in French, German, Italian, Spanish)

Style of Suit Cards (2-10): pictures

Also Included: instruction booklet, author card

Major Arcana:
Fool, Magician, High Priestess, Empress, Emperor, Hierophant,
Lovers, Chariot, Strength, Hermit, Wheel of Fortune, Justice,
Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, Devil, Tower, Star, Moon,
Sun, Judgment, World

Suit Names: Rods (Wands), Cups, Swords, Pentacles

Court Cards: King, Queen, Knight, Page

Links to Other Sites:
Review - Wicce website

SAMPLE CARD IMAGES:

[King of Cups] [Five of Wands] [Eight of Swords]

Reference - The Encyclopedia of Tarot: Volume 3 by Stuart Kaplan, pp. 595, 608

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