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I was going to mention Dion Fortune, but since there's no tarot-specific content in it that I recall, I decided not to. If we're going to open it up to broader qabalistic content, there are a couple of others from back in the day when I was learning: William Gray's Ladder of Lights and Gareth Knight's Practical Guide to Qabalistic Symbolism (which also covers the Major Arcana) come to mind, along with Paul Foster Case's The Tarot: A Key to the Wisdom of the Ages. None of these adopt Crowley's revisions, but that doesn't diminish their value as learning tools. I think I would stay away from later works by Gray and Knight, though, since I found them to wander off into personal idiosyncrasies.

ETA: Of course there is also Regardie's book titled simply "The Tree of Life," but in revisiting it (it's been a very long time since I read it) it's more about the practice of magic than the Tree of Life.
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