Papus is one of the 'greats' of nineteenth century occultism. He influenced such luminaries as Aleister Crowley, A.E.Waite, McGregor Mathers and Mouni Sadhu. His Tarot of the Bohemians has never gone out of print and is translated into a plethora of languages. A friend and confident of the great Parisian Mage Eliphas Levi, he can truly be said to be a founder of the modern occult movement. Highlights include: Papus' designs for his own Tarot deck; Discussions of the relationship of numerology and the tarot; New Divinatory meanings; A unique view of the French occult school; The Tarot and Astrology; This book represents a chance to fully understand Papus' mature thinking on the Tarot.