Theon of Smyrna. Mathematics Useful for Understanding Plato. Theon of Smyrna, Translated from 1892 Greek/French edition of J., Robert, Christos Toulis, Dupuis, Deborah Lawlor, an Appendix.

Theon of Smyrna. Mathematics Useful for Understanding Plato.

San Diego: Wizard's Book Shelf, Secret Doctrine Reference Series, 1979. Facsimile Reprint. Hardcover. Octavo. xvi + 174pp. Beige faux leather with red title to spine and upper board, extenstive end-notes, index, supplemental reading and b&w illustrations, printed endpapers: front end-pages are a map of Greece and surrounding area & rear pastedown is a list of chief foreign alphabets (Hebrew, Arabic, Greek, Russian and German). A facsmile reprint of the 1892 edition of this classic of Greek science by Theon the Ancient who lived in the early part of the second century A.D. Includes Lawlor introduction, sections on Arithmetic, The Numerical Laws of Music, Quarternaries and the Decad, The Medians and the Figures and Astronomy. This edition is a volume of the Secret Doctrine Reference Series which reprinted works that were important to Mme. Blavatsky, and upon which she relied or quoted heavily from when writing "The Secret Doctrine." Appears "as new" thus a tight, clean near Fine copy (no dust jacket - as issued). Quite scarce. Item #67920
ISBN: 0913510246

Price: $185.00