Hermetica, The Ancient Greek And Latin Writings Which Contain Religious Or Philosophic Teachings Ascribed To Hermes Trismegistus (4 volumes, complete). Edited.
Hermetica, The Ancient Greek And Latin Writings Which Contain Religious Or Philosophic Teachings Ascribed To Hermes Trismegistus (4 volumes, complete).
Hermetica, The Ancient Greek And Latin Writings Which Contain Religious Or Philosophic Teachings Ascribed To Hermes Trismegistus (4 volumes, complete).
Hermetica, The Ancient Greek And Latin Writings Which Contain Religious Or Philosophic Teachings Ascribed To Hermes Trismegistus (4 volumes, complete).
Hermetica, The Ancient Greek And Latin Writings Which Contain Religious Or Philosophic Teachings Ascribed To Hermes Trismegistus (4 volumes, complete).

Hermetica, The Ancient Greek And Latin Writings Which Contain Religious Or Philosophic Teachings Ascribed To Hermes Trismegistus (4 volumes, complete).

London: Oxford, 1924, 1925, 1926, & 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Four volumes (complete). Volume I: viii + 550pp, b&w frontis; Volume II: vi + 482pp; Volume III: viii + 632pp; Volume IV: xlix + 576pp. Original deep green publisher's cloth with gilt title etc. to spines, gilt Thoth to covers. A rare first edition set of this landmark work in Hermetic studies. 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. Volume I contains the original Greek and Latin texts as well as the translations and notes. Volumes II and III provide extra commentaries on the Corpus Hermeticum, the Asclepius and the Strobaeus. Volume IV provides Testimonia (many of which are only given in an untranslated form) as well as addenda to the notes on the earlier texts. Cloth lightly rubbed overall, boards very slightly bowed, spines slightly darkened, light bruising to spine ends and corners, small discrete bookseller's label at the base of the front pastedown of each front pastedown, Pages lightly toned. Many of the gatherings of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th volume are unopened. Overall a tight, bright and complete VG+ set. Item #63056

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