THE HIEROGLYPHIC MONAD OF JOHN DEE Deluxe ex-series
2018 120pp Von Zos hardback in dustwrapper. Black cloth with design foiled in gold on front board. Illustrated. NEW.
Ltd. ed. 30 copies. NB. This is an out-of-series copy of the deluxe edition. In black cloth (instead of laminated boards) but lacks the original photo of Dee's House in Mortlake. It also does not come in the card box or contain the extra giclee prints that were issued with the original offering of the deluxe. The Hieroglyphic Monad represents a visionary Elizabethan mind seeking to conjure the embodiment of universal knowledge into a single symbol. Written in just two weeks, the text has confounded scholars and general readers alike but this new translation, over a year in production, seeks to provide clarity and context and, in doing so, better convey the sheer ambition of its author.