The Mystical Tower of the Tarot. John D. BLAKELEY, Geoffrey Watkins.
The Mystical Tower of the Tarot.

The Mystical Tower of the Tarot.

London: Watkins, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover, Octavo. xiv + 196pp + viii page colour plate insert at center. Original deep red cloth with gilt lettering to spine, b&w frontis, b&w and colour illustrations. Postscript, notes, bibliography and index. A study and reflection on the tarot and its origins. Amongst his theories the author posits "a direct and logical connection between the Major Arcana and the esoteric instruction of the Orphic Mystery systems" and also a connection with Persian thought and Sufi traditions. Very light bruising and rubbing to spine ends and corners, page edges a bit darkened, else a tight, bright near Fine copy (no dust jacket). Item #62841

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