Bound with deckled fore edges, a leather spine with raised hubs and green cloth. Pamela Coleman Smith's initials and signature have been stamped in gold foil on the book cover and slipcase. Each copy features a delicate vellum sheet that is hand-signed by all four authors and is hand numbered. Protected by a matching slipcase, also stamped in gold foil.
This book brings together the work of four distinguished scholars who have devoted years of research to uncover the life and artistic accomplishments of Pamela Colman Smith. Known to millions as the creator of the Rider-Waite Tarot deck, P.C. Smith
(1878-1951) was also a stage and costume designer, folklorist, poet, author, illustrator of ballads and folktales, suffragette, and publisher of books and broadsheets.