On the Art of the Kabbalah. De Arte Cabalistica. Martin and Sarah Goodman., G. Lloyd Jones, Martin, Sarah Goodman.

On the Art of the Kabbalah. De Arte Cabalistica.

New York, NY: Abaris Books, 1983. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Large Octavo. 380pp. Original blue-grey cloth with gilt lettering, rules and device to upper board, gilt lettering and rules to spine, b&w illustrations, list of proper names, notes. Latin and English parallel texts. The German humanist Johann Reuchlin's (1455-1522) keen interest in Jewish mysticism resulted in the original publication of this work in 1517. The first part of this dialogue reflects on messianism, the second part on the relation of the Pythagorean system to the Kabbalah, and the third on the "practical Kabbalah." Cloth slightly discolored (as common), light shelf rubbing, slight bruising to spine ends, edges of text-block a little darkened, but overall a tight, unmarked VG+ copy (no dust jacket). Item #70104
ISBN: 0913870560

Price: $175.00