The Original Rider Waite Tarot Deck
By Arthur Edward Waite.
A.E.Waite was a celebrated writer on occult topics and a member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. The Rider-Waite Tarot, firsted issued in 1901, is almost certainly the most widely used tarot deck in the world. There are 78 tarot cards, divided into the Major and Minor Arcanas. Designed by Pamela Colman Smith in a rich, figurative designs that are the hallmark of this set will help everyone to understand and enjoy the unique language of tarot. An instructional booklet by A. E. Waite is included, explaining the meanings of the cards and how to use them for divination, with an introduction by Stuart R. Kaplan.