Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition. Frances A. YATES, on Giordano Bruno.

Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1964. First US Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xiv + 466pp. Original green cloth with gilt titling to spine, b&w frontisplate and sixteen plates, index. The first US edition of this extraordinary study of Renaissance Hermeticist Giordano Bruno, his intellectual precursors, and his influence on both the Hermetic-Cabalist tradition and the seventeenth century scientific movement. Obviously it includes a number of references to Bruno's English contemporary, Dr. John Dee. Very slight bruising to spine ends and upper corner, page edges a bit darkened, pages lightly toned, bright and unmarked internally. Overall a tight, clean VG+ copy in VG dust jacket (Dust jacket is lightly rubbed & creased overall, edges chafed, pencil notes on rear inner flap, price clipped. Now in removable protective mylar sleeve.). Item #63893