Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Theon of Smyrna: Mathematics Useful for Understanding Plato

Theon of Smyrna: Mathematics Useful for Understanding Plato
by Theon of Smyrna, (Lawlor, Robert and Deborah, Translators)

Book Description: Wizards Bookshelf, San Diego, 1979. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover, Beige leatherette covers with metallic red title to cover and spine, 6" x 9", Black and White Area map of Greece to front end papers, Table of Chief Foreign Alphabets to rear pasted end paper, 174 pp.,

Book Condition: Very Good, small dent to top edge, light soil to covers, corners gently bumped, light wear and light soil to edges, spine straight, binding tight, slightest hint of tanning to pages otherwise internally clean and unmarked, no dust jacket.

Contents: Glossary, Publisher's Note, Translator's Introduction, Earlier Editions (J. Dupuis), PART ONE, Introduction, Arithmetic, PART TWO, The Numerical Laws of Music, Quaternaries and the Decad, The Medians and the Figures, PART THREE, Astronomy, Notes by J. Dupuis, Index, -- end. 174 pp., Collectible 1979 Copy of this Scarce and Important title, Out-of-Print.

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