As with the original 1864 Highlanders deck, the cards in this 55-card deck have square corners. The deck has full-length, single-ended court cards. The box features a reproduction of the original tax stamps with hand cancellation dated June 2, 1864. The deck includes two informational cards, which provide a brief history of Early American Playing Cards. An additional card presents the original blue Ace of Spades with an eagle beneath 13 stars and the name L.I. Cohen on the bottom.
Use along with the book A Deck of Spells for creating amazing magic with an old-time feel. Professor Porterfield’s book reveals the rich and mysterious history of playing cards and how you can use them to see the future and change the present with more than 100 spells, charms, and authentic old-time divination methods.