Pictorial Key to the Tarot 1910

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Kessinger Publishing, Jan 1, 2003 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 348 pages
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This text is devoted to explain the profound meaning of the 22 cards of the major Arcana. Selected contents: the veil and its symbols; the doctrine behind the veil; the tarot and the secret tradition; the outer method of the oracles; distinction between the greater and lesser Arcana; the four suits of Tarot cards, including wands, cups, swords, and pentacles; the recurrence of cards in dealing, an ancient Celtic method of divination; the method of reading by means of thirty-five cards. Includes wonderful illustrations of Tarot cards.

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User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

I found this a good reference when first learning to read tarot. While your gut feelings are paramount, this book clearly sets out and describes each card and it's historical placement. I still refer ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lydia - Goodreads

The first 70 pages are tedious and I just skimmed, but the guides to the individual cards are really insightful and interesting. Plus, they give a different view to what I already knew about my cards ... Read full review

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Waite was one of the major architects of the 19th century Occult Revival. His writing career spannd from 1878-1938.

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