Raphael Patai Selected & Translated
Title Gates To The Old City: A Book of Jewish Legends
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher U.S.A. Aronson 1980
Seller ID 016015
U.S.A.: Aronson, 1980. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Edition Hardcover and Dust Jacket. As Huge as it is deep. Here Raphael Patai the Great Jewish folklorist who worked with Robert Graves snd is the Author of Hebrew Goddess here translates and collects rare Hebrew Angel lore, Magic, Kabbalah, Zohar, Spanish Jewish Folktales, Midrash and Talmud Agada. Patai was a master of finding in Hebrew sources long overlooked or considered unimportant. here he translates from Hebrew 'WaYosha Midrash" never seen in English on what Moses said to the Red Sea! The way the sea parted and high it went. This book is filled 807 pages of it. All authentic traditional. Clean Near Very Good condition. A little shelf wear but no markings or underlines, no jacket chips. The jacket has an old 'Avert the Evil Eye" Hand. Just awsome Thick and rich! Three Geese In Flight thirty six years selling mythic material. We wrap first in paper . Dust jacket present. First Edition.