A Deck of Spells: Hoodoo Playing Card Magic in Rootwork and Conjure. By Professor Charles Porterfield.
“Playing cards have a rich and mysterious history that is now revealed to you! Generations of rootworkers and hoodoo practitioners have carried cards with them to see the future and change the present. Professor Porterfield brings A Deck of Spells to the table for all to see. Learn the origins of playing cards and how to use them in your magical work — with more than 100 spells, charms, and authentic old-time divination methods!
This book brings back to the fore the old art of using playing cards in magical spells, long found in European folk magic and in Black American hoodoo. Also provided are several methods for reading cards — and a hundred spells with playing cards. Jam-packed, valuable, and an eye-opener, this book is destined to change the way newcomers work in hoodoo by capturing for them the essence of an old, traditional methodology. Illustrated with examples of the actual written-on playing cards used by Professor Porterfield in the book.”