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    Libro de la Caza de la Divinidad, mystic treatise on the existence of angels and spirits, by Abraham Cohen de Herrera.



    Libro de la Caza de la Divinidad, compuesto por el Eminente señor H[aham] Ribi Abraham Cohen de Herrera ע“ה/ Escrito por my Semuel Abaz George em Amsterdam/ A[ñ]o 5481.

    Libro de la Caza de la Divinidad is an early 17th-century kabbalistic treatise on the existence of angels and spirits by Abraham Cohen de Herrera (ca. 1570 – ca. 1635), copied by Semuel Abaz George in Amsterdam, in 1731.

    Abraham Cohen de Herrera, also known as Alonso Nuñez de Herrera or Abraham Irira, was a religious philosopher and kabbalist. He is supposed to have been descended from a Marrano family. His place of birth is unknown, but (according to Barbosa Machado) may have been Lisbon, Portugal.


    Spanish / Paper / 29,9 x 19,5 cm. / [2]+347 ff. / Current writing / Title written in ruled frame / Text written in penciled frame with running title on top and catchwords at the bottom of each page.



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