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Universal Waite Tarot Deck and Book Set

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The original and only authorized edition of the 78-card tarot deck designed by Pamela Colman Smith and packaged with the classic book written by Arthur Edward Waite in 1910. Waite discusses the imagery, meanings, and how to do basic readings in his thought-provoking descriptive text.

This complete deck and book set honors the traditions originated in Waite's direction of th
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Box set with Cards, 340 pages
Published May 1st 1992 by U.S. Games Systems Inc. (first published September 1966)
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Patricia (theinfophile)
Sep 13, 2007 rated it really liked it
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Classic. First set I had, only set I need.
Tealmermaid
Mar 14, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rider deck with pink ankh backs.

I prefer the colouring and cardstock on this deck to most of my other Rider decks. Vibrant colours.
Primadonna
May 17, 2007 rated it really liked it
My second deck. Dad bought it for me. Very nice yet at times I think it's too complex.
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Sep 16, 2011 rated it liked it
The little booklet in this set is a paraphrasing of the original text by Waite, offering less information and less detail. It is, however, valuable as a quick reference.
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Arthur Edward Waite was a scholarly mystic who wrote extensively on occult and esoteric matters, and was the co-creator of the Rider-Waite Tarot deck. As his biographer, R.A. Gilbert described him, "Waite's name has survived because he was the first to attempt a systematic study of the history of western occultism - viewed as a spiritual tradition rather than as aspects of proto-science or as the ...more
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