The Golden Verses of Pythagoras and other Pythagorean Fragments. Florence M. FIRTH, Edits etc., Annie Besant.

The Golden Verses of Pythagoras and other Pythagorean Fragments.

London: The Theosophical Publishing House Ltd., 1923. Reprint. Hardcover. Small format. 6" x 5". xii + 88pp. Blue leather covered flexible boards gilt-lettered on spine & front board, gilt device to upper board. B/w frontisportrait of Pythagoras. Top-edge-gilt. B/w chapter heading vignettes. A charming, leather-bound edition of the "Golden Verses," drawn largely from Dacier's 1707 translation, with an introduction by Annie Besant. Light rubbing to boards, and light chafing to edges, tiny snag to fore-edge of upper board, page edges and endpapers a bit browned and foxed, old bookshop sticker on pastedown, a few creased pages and owner's notes to about a dozen pages, else a tight, clean VG copy. Item #63078

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