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.

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, 1947. Second Impression of Second Revised edition. Hardcover. Octavo. lxix + 326pp. Publisher's olive 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. Spine ends, edges and corners bumped and a bit rubbed. Endpapers unevenly browned, pages toned with just a few light scattered pencil marks to text (easily erased), pencil notation to rear blank. Overall a tight near-VG copy (no dust jacket). Item #66269

Price: $30.00