Hermetica: The Ancient Greek and Latin Writings which Contain Religious Or Philosophic Teachings to Hermes Trismegistus :: Walter Scott soon to be presented for sale on the dazzling BookLovers of Bath web site!
Bath: Solos Press, 1993, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: The Hermetica is the name given to an extraordinary collection of writings ascribed to Hermes Trismegistus, the Greek name for the legendary teacher, prophet and scribe deified by the Egyptians as the god Thoth and known to the Hebrews as Enoch. When in about 1460 AD a Greek manuscript of the Corpus Hermeticum came into the possession of Cosimo de Medici, Duke of Florence, he ordered Marsilio Ficino to leave aside the works of Plat…
Introduction by: A. G. Gilbert
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper unevenly faded on the upper panel. Previous owners’ name & date to the first blank.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 256 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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