The Pythagorean Sourcebook by Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie
Publication: 1987 Phanes Pres; MI First Edition First Printing
Scarce in a hardcover, this copy is inscribed and signed by editor David R. Fideler to late philosopher Jacob Needleman hence from his personal library. The most well known translated work by the eccentric scholar Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie.
"This anthology is the largest collection of Pythagorean writings ever to appear in the English language. It contains the four ancient biographies of Pythagoras and over 25 Pythagorean and Neopythagorean writings from the Classical and Hellenistic periods"
Condition: blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine upper board, pyhagorean tetractys device to upper board, singed and inscribed by author to philosopher Jacob Needleman, Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket protected in mylar