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La Langue Hebraique Restituee, Et Le Veritable Sens Des Mots Hebreux Retabli Et Prouve Par Leur Analyse Radicale. 2 volumes in 1.

Price: 800.00 USD

Paris: Chez L'Auteur, Barrois, l'aine, Libraire, Eberhart, Libraire, 1815-1816. 4to. XLVIII, 197, 138, 348 [2]. Caillet 3780. A study of Hebrew grammar at the beginning of the 19th century, a book that influenced many occultists such as Eliphas Levi and Gerard Encausse. His best known work today is this work on the Hebrew language. An occult classic in which the author tried to construct knowledge of Biblical Hebrew by comparison with Arabic, Greek, Chinese, and other ancient languages. Fabre-D'Olivet construed Hebrew grammar as applicable to most other languages on the basis of his analysis of its roots. Includes a translation of the first ten chapters of Genesis into literal English and French along with D'Fabre's spiritual interpretations and copious notes. It is also a source for Benjamin Whorf's idea that language constrains our knowledge of reality (Sapir-Whorf hypothesis) Bookplate of The New Theological School on front paste down. Discrete stamp of The New Theological School on front free end paper and first title page. Except for foxing on a handful of pages, very good +.

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