Sefer Gematriot of R. Judah the Pious. Facsimile Edition of A Unique Manuscript/ Sefer Gimatriyot le- R. Yehudah he-Hasid
Los Angeles: Cherub Press, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 153pp. . Printed white dust jacked, with both English and Hebrew language cover, with black lettering on the covers and spine. Dark blue buckram boards with gilt lettering on the front cover (Hebrew) and spine. A facsimile reproducing the original text of the unique manuscript on numerology, known as "Sefer Gematriot", putatively attributed to the famed medieval German Rabbi and mystic Yehuda HeHasid (Judah ben Samuel of Regensburg (1150 – 1217). The work was handed down via his famous pupil Eleazar of Worms (c. 1176–1238). The original text of the manuscript is reproduced in b/w in a single columen format. This publication includes the full text in Hebrew, as well as introductory statements, title pages, and publication information in both Hebrew and English.
Dust jacket with some minor smudges, as well as minor rubbing and creasing along the top edge. Dj in very good+, binding and interior in near fine condition overall. vg+ to near fine. Item #47328
Hebrew title: ספר גימטריאות לר׳ יהודה החסיד
* R. Judah the Pious (1150-1217) is most famous for being a significant figure in the Jewish mystical movement known as Chassidei Ashkenaz (German Pietists) and for his work Sefer Hasidim (The Book of the Pious).