Pistis Sophia: A Gnostic Miscellany: Being for the Most Part Extracts from the Books of the Saviour, to Which are Added Excerpts from Cognate Literature; Englished (with an Introduction and Annotated Bibliography). G. R. S. - Translated and MEAD, George Robert Stowe Mead.
Pistis Sophia: A Gnostic Miscellany: Being for the Most Part Extracts from the Books of the Saviour, to Which are Added Excerpts from Cognate Literature; Englished (with an Introduction and 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 Cognate Literature; Englished (with an Introduction and Annotated Bibliography)

London: John M. Watkins, 1921. New & Revised. Hardcover. Large octavo. lxx + 326pp. Green cloth with gilt title and author to spine and upper board, uncut edges. The second (and best) edition, revised, of Mead's translation of this important third century (CE) Gnostic text. George Robert Stowe Mead (1863 - 1933), was an English historian and writer who was a prominent member of the Theosophical Society, as well as the founder of the Quest Society. Mead's writings dealt mainly with Hermetica and Gnosticism and he is undoubtedly best known for his "Thrice Greatest Hermes", a massive landmark translation and collection of Trismegistic Literature still important today. Just a bit of light overall shelfwear, corners and spine ends bumped and rubbed, page edges darkened, paper lightly toned, no markings. Overall a solid, clean VG+ copy (no dust jacket). Scarce. Item #69020

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