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Trimegistus Hermes - Ermou tou Trismegistou Poimandres Asklepiou - 1554

Trimegistus Hermes - Ermou tou Trismegistou Poimandres Asklepiou - 1554

Trismegistus Hermes

Ermou tou Trismegistou Poimandres Asklepiou oroi pros Ammona Basilea.

Mercurii Trismegisti Poemander, seu de potestate ac Sapientia divina.
Aesculapii Definitiones ad Ammonem regem.

Parisiis - 1554 -
Apud Adr. Turnebum

(8), 103 p.
20 x 14 cm.

Uncommon FIRST EDITION in the original Greek of the POEMANDER, fundamental text of the CORPUS HERMETICUM ("collection of the works of Hermes") concerning philosophical-esoteric-religious writings of the Imperial era (II - III century d. d. C. ), attributed to Hermes Trismegistus.

It is the source of inspiration for Renaissance Hermetic and Neo-platonic thought.

Pimandro is an initiatory path of the CORPUS HERMETICUM, in which the master accompanies the adept towards the full understanding of reality.

It is believed that the manuscript that formed the basis for the present EDITIO PRINCEPS dates back to the eleventh century.

DSB VI, 306

The second part of the work, with the Latin translation by Marsilio Ficino, is NOT present in this copy, however not in the first edition like the first part, as it was published for the first time in 1471 in Treviso.

Beautiful and robust eighteenth-century half vellum binding with corners.
Marbled rigid boards.
Gilded and decorated label on the spine with title, place and date of printing.

Interior in perfect condition.
Strong, clean and fresh sheets, including the title page.
Numerous elegant letter caps adorn the text, exclusively in Greek.
Edges slightly sprayed with minium.
Originally watermarked pages.

Work in very good overall condition.
The first part of the work is collated and complete, relating to the first edition in the Greek original.

The second part is missing (with only the Latin translation in reprint).

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Esotericism, Philosophy
Author/ Illustrator Trimegistus Hermes
Book Title Ermou tou Trismegistou Poimandres Asklepiou
Condition Very good
Publication year oldest item 1554
Edition 1st Edition
Language Greek
Original language Yes
Publisher Adr. Turnebum
Binding/ Material Vellum
Number of pages 103
Dimensions 20×14 cm
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