Notes on Some Maldivian Talismans, as Interpreted by the Shemitic Doctrine of Correspondence. The Rev. S. Stewart STITT.

Notes on Some Maldivian Talismans, as Interpreted by the Shemitic Doctrine of Correspondence.

London: From the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, January 1906. First Edition Thus. Softcover. Octavo. An off-print from the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society - thus eccentrically paginated: 121- 148pp. [ 26pp ]. Original beige stapled wrappers lettered in black on upper cover, b&w illustrations. An essay regarding talismans brought from the Maldive Islands which were believed to be traced "to the influence of the Cabala, a theosophical work embodying the Gnostic traditions of past ages. The ideas contained in them are chiefly to be bound in the 'Sepher Yetzirah', or 'Book of Formation'. " With the stamp of Quatuor Coronati Lodge (the well-known London Masonic Lodge devoted to Masonic research) on the upper wrapper (no other markings). Wrappers darkened, a bit discoloured and well worn - partially detached. Edges a bit chafed and creased, pages toned but unmarked. Overall a complete, clean Good copy. Scarce. Item #64406

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