Pistis Sophia. A Gnostic Miscellany: Being for the Most Part Extracts from the Books of the Saviour, to which are added excerpts from a cognate literature. Introduction Translation, Annotated Bibliography.

Pistis Sophia. A Gnostic Miscellany: Being for the Most Part Extracts from the Books of the Saviour, to which are added excerpts from a cognate literature.

London: John M. Watkins, 1963. Fourth Impression. Hardcover. Octavo. lxix + 326pp. Original green cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine. An attractive reprint edition of Mead's translation of this important third century (CE) Gnostic text. Mead was a Cambridge-educated classicist and long term member of the Theosophical Society, famous for his translations and studies of Gnosticism and early Hermetic texts. Light overall rubbing to cloth, light bumping to spine ends and corners, pages toned, unmarked. Overall a tight, internally bright VG+ copy in Good only dust jacket (Dust jacket a bit darkened and discoloured - more so at spine and folds, all extremities chafed and chipped - more so at spine and folds, not clipped, now protected by removeable mylar sleeve). Item #63721

Price: $45.00