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C. Knorr von Rosenroth; Henry More; F. van Helmont
KABBALAH 1677 Knorr von Rosenroth KABBALA DENUDATA Jewish MAGICK Alchemy ZOHAR FINE SET 5 parts in 2 VOLS. 17 ENGRAVED PLATES * Vellum
Sulzbach, Frankfurt: Abraham Lichtenthaler, 1677. Near Fine antiquarian condition! Complete. [Judaica and Hebraica] [Judaism] [Kabbalah] [Occultism and Esoterica] [Alchemy] [Jewish Mysticism] [Bible - Torah - Exegesis and Commentary] Printed in Sulzbach by Abraham Lichtenthaler, 1677 (vol. I), and in Frankfurt by Balthasar Christoph Wust for Johann David Zunner, 1684 (vol. II). 5 parts bound in 2 volumes. Text in Latin and Hebrew/Aramaic, with some passages in Greek, and an epistle by Henry More in English. Illustrated with two engraved frontispieces and 17 engraved folding plates, as well as some in-text diagrams and tables. In his work as compiler and editor of this massive collection, Knorr von Rosenroth was assisted by Flemish alchemist and Christian kabbalist Franciscus Mercurius van Helmont, and Henry More, an English philosopher of the Cambridge Platonist group. RARE FIRST EDITION of this seminal work on the kabbalah: and the FIRST SUBSTANTIAL COLLECTION OF KABBALISTIC TEXTS PUBLISHED IN LATIN! Offered here is AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE, COMPLETE SET of this celebrated and sought after publication VERY RARELY FOUND IN SUCH EXCELLENT CONDITION! "Extrèmement rare et recherché... C'est peut être encore aujourd'hui le travail le plus complet, le plus exact, et le plus sérieux sur la Kabbale." (Caillet) "One of the most important publications concerned with the old Hebrew doctrine, and is still used as a source by modern scholars." (Seligmann) Knorr von Rosenroth's monumental and vastly influential publication (whose title can be translated as The Kabbalah unveiled, or, the Tr … [Click Below for Full Description]
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