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An enquiry into the origin of the game of tharot; [manuscript].

Title:
An enquiry into the origin of the game of tharot [manuscript].
Abstract:
English translation by Charles Rainsford of French text on the history and use of tarot cards for divination by Antoine Court de Gébelin.
Creator:
Court de Gébelin, Antoine,
Description:
Purchased with support from the B. H. Breslauer Foundation.
Format:
4 v. (188, 180, 130, 196) leaves: paper; mm. bound to mm. + 2 notes.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn917533076; (OCoLC)917533076; (PU)6293603-penndb-Voyager
Language:
English, with occasional words in Hebrew and Greek.
Provenance:
Owned by the 2nd through 12th Dukes of Northumberland, ms. 604-607, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, 1809-2014 (bookplate, inside upper covers; stamps throughout).; Sold at auction at Sotheby's (London), 15 July 2014, as part of Lot 411.; Formerly owned by Charles Rainsford (British army officer, fellow of the Royal Society, and alchemist); bequeathed by Rainsford to Hugh Percy, Second Duke of Northumberland.
Publisher:
[England, circa 1794]
Relation:
https://colenda.library.upenn.edu/catalog/81431-p3rr1pt2s; https://repository.upenn.edu/uniqueatpenn/23/; http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/d/medren/6293603
Subject:
Occultism -- Early works to 1800.; Tarot (Game) -- Early works to 1800.; Manuscripts, English; 18th century.; Manuscripts, European.
Type:
Manuscripts
Personal Name:
Rainsford, Charles,; Northumberland, Hugh Percy,
Rights:
https://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/?
Call Number:
Ms. Codex 1692