HISTOIRE DE MANICHEE ET DU MANICHEISME; Ou trouve aussi l'Histoire de Basilide, de Marcion, de Bardesanes, etc... Two volumes.
New York: Garland Publishing, 1978. A Fine Cloth Set, sewn and archival, of a classic work (and defense) of the Manichean religion, plus much material on the early Gnostics. The author compares the Sephiroth theory of the Zohar with the theories of light in the oriental religions. He draws into his investigations other mystical and Hermetic currents. A finely printed facsimile, originally published at Amsterdam, 1734-39. Text in French. Dorbon 5434. 1400 pages. Small quarto. (Item ID: 12665)