Llewellyn's Complete Book of the Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot
A Journey Through the History, Meaning, and Use of the World's Most Famous DeckBook - 2018
Originally published in 1909 to little fanfare, the Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot went on to become the bestselling tarot deck of all time. This complete guide shares the compelling story of the deck's creation, a complete analysis of what each card means, and 78 spreads to help you integrate each card's unique spiritual energy. Discover how artist Pamela Colman Smith and occultist Arthur Waite combined their knowledge of astrology, Kabbalah, metaphysics, mythology, and theater to realize their profound vision. Llewellyn's Complete Book of the Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot delves deeply into the roots of these influential cards, exploring how Waite and Smith brought together an enchanting set of esoteric symbols and formed a magical deck that has guided, inspired, validated, and challenged the countless readers and seekers who have sought its wisdom.
Publisher: Woodbury : Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd., 2018
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: xviii, 486 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm