In 1909, artist Pamela Coleman Smith, under the direction of Arthur Edward Waite, created an innovative 78-card tarot deck that would come to be recognized as revolutionary. With descriptive pictures on the 56 Minor Arcana cards, the Rider- Waite deck digressed from the tradition of tarot deck used for centuries and set the standard for nearly every tarot deck published. 18x20 Spread Sheet Included Special Larger High Profile Format. Full size 78-card deck with instructions and bonus full-color spread sheet. Case Measures 4-5/8 x 7-1/4 and include 18x20 full color spread sheet.