Qabbalah; The Philosophical Writings of Solomon Ben Yehudah Ibn Gebirol or Avicebron; And their connections with the Hebrew Qabbalah and Sepher ha-Zohar, with remarks upon the antiquity and content of the latter, and translations of selected passages from the same. Also an Ancient Lodge of Initiates, translated from the Zohar, and an abstract of an Essay upon the Chinese Qabbalah, contained in the book called the Yih King; a translation of part of the Mystic Theology of Dionysios, the Areopagite; and an account of the construction of the ancient Akkadian and Chaldean Universe, etc. Accompanied by Diagrams and Illustrations. Isaac MYER.

Qabbalah; The Philosophical Writings of Solomon Ben Yehudah Ibn Gebirol or Avicebron; And their connections with the Hebrew Qabbalah and Sepher ha-Zohar, with remarks upon the antiquity and content of the latter, and translations of selected passages from the same. Also an Ancient Lodge of Initiates, translated from the Zohar, and an abstract of an Essay upon the Chinese Qabbalah, contained in the book called the Yih King; a translation of part of the Mystic Theology of Dionysios, the Areopagite; and an account of the construction of the ancient Akkadian and Chaldean Universe, etc. Accompanied by Diagrams and Illustrations.

New York NY: Samuel Weiser, Inc., 1974. Third Impression. Hardcover. Large octavo. xxiv + 500pp Original brown cloth with gilt titling to spine, b&w illustrations, index, errata. A hardcover reprint of an important work on the Kabbalah originally published in 1888. Mme. Blavatsky cited it approvingly in "The Secret Doctrine," although Myer's confusion about the position of some of the Sephiroth seems to have led her astray. Cloth a little dappled (only visible from certain angles) top edge of text-block flecked, fore-edge a little darkened, otherwise a tight, clean VG+ copy in near VG+dust jacket. (Dust jacket has a couple of match-head sized surface abrasions on the spine and some similar to rear flap-fold. Base of spine chafed, foot of spine a little chafed, blank reverse of jacket has some pale foxing. Now protected by a removable mylar sleeve.). Item #70113
ISBN: 0877280088

Price: $75.00

See all items by