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Fortune Telling Tarot Cards

Ace of Books

Book of Trades Tarot (Jost Amman 1588): Ace of Books

For the purposes of this divination, the suit of Books corresponds to the suit of Swords, or the playing card suit of Spades. This suit represents the element Air, and the social classes of Nobility and Military. Books are considered a Masculine suit. Books typically represent intellect, reason, mental clarity, and the sciences. They may also represent conflicts surrounding the questioner.

The Aces typically concern beginnings. They may represent something new that is coming or being offered, conception, inspiration and new ideas, or the start of something bigger.

Raw power. Victory. Break-through. Mental clarity.

The Ace of Books usually indicates a new, decisive ability and cutting through confusion, taking a radical decision or standpoint, and a new ability to see through deception and expose it.

Reversed Meaning: Confusion. Chaos. Lack of clarity.

This card is a warning against allowing confusion and chaos to control a situation. Take a step back and clear your head. Gather the facts and start making decisions.