Numbers: Their Occult Power and Mystic Virtues; Being a Résumé of the Views of the Kabbalists, Pythagoreans, Adepts of India, Chaldean Magi, and Mediaeval Magicians
Book Details + Condition: Theosophical Publishing Society (London). Very scarce First Edition, 1890. Hardcover measuring 10” x 7.5". Maroon boards with gilt to front. 52 pages. With in-text illustrations. By W. Wynn Westcott. This is the First edition of a text that was later republished in smaller format as Vol. IX of the Collectanea Hermetica series. Chapters include: Pythagoras, His Tenets and His Followers; Pythagorean View of Numbers; Kabbalistic View of Numbers; Properties of the Numbers Individually; Higher Numbers; Numbers of the Apocalypse. In very good condition, with firm binding; light wear to boards; interior is clean and free of markings.