The Book of Formation (Sepher Yetzirah) by Rabbi Akiba ben Joseph.  
  Translated from the Hebrew, with Annotations, by Knut Stenring. Including The 32 Paths of Wisdom, Their Correspondence with the Hebrew Alphabet and the Tarot Symbols. With an Introduction by Arthur Edward Waite.  

Author Stenring, Kurt [Tr.] / Waite, Arthur Edward [Intr.]

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Place of Publication London
Publication Name William Rider & Son
Year 1923
Language(s) English
RARE FIRST EDITION of the classic English translation of Sefer Yetzirah (Book of Formation, or Book of Creation), considered the earliest extant book on Jewish esotericism, although some early commentators treated it as a treatise on mathematical and linguistic theory as opposed to Kabbalah. This copy is DISBOUND with both boards detached! 250x155mm. 66 pages. Hardcover with gilt lettering and framing on front cover. Cover stained and detached. Cover edges rubbed. Cover corners bumped and peeling. Spine missing. Spine hinges tattered. Previous owner`s name written in ink on front whitepage upper edge/corner. Binding broken between pages 32-33. Several pages upper corner bumped/wrinkled. Pages yellowing. Other than the damage to cover and binding, this rare book is in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number AR 1006 002

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