The Hieroglyphic Monad. John DEE, Translated, J. W. Hamilton-Jones.

The Hieroglyphic Monad.

New York, NY: Samuel Weiser, 1975. First US Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. [iv] + 76pp. Black cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Frontis. B/w illustrations. Dee's important study of "magical mathematics." He supposedly wrote the work in 13 days in January 1564. It was published that same year, in Latin, as the "Monas Hieroglyphica", although the title of the second (German) edition - when translated - probably gives more of a sense of its contents "The Monad, Hieroglyphically, Mathematically, Magically, Cabbalistically and Anagogically Explained." This is the first US Edition, reprinted from the earlier English edition translated by J. W. Hamilton-Jones. Light shelfwear, page-edges darkened, pages lightly browned, owners blind deal on title page - otherwise a tight & clean VG + copy in VG+ dust jacket. (Dust jacket a bit rubbed at spine ends, edges and folds, not clipped). Item #60112
ISBN: 0877282765

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