The Petrarch Press

The Gospel According to Thomas (1986)

The Gospel According to Thomas (1986)English translation of an important Gnostic manuscript discovered outside Nag Hammadi, Egypt, in 1945; translated from the Coptic by A. Guillaumont, H.-C. Puech, G. Quispel, W. Till and Yassah `Abd Al Masih. Printed in Spring 1986. Handset in Dante types, and printed on an 1865 Albion Super Royal handpress. Verse numbers in red. Edition limited to 155 copies: 10 copies (numbered I-X) on sheepskin parchment; 25 (XI-XXXV) on J. Barcham Green handmade Canterbury; 120 (unnumbered) on Rives all cotton Lightweight. All editions bound in boards covered in terracotta handmade Roma paper; printed spine label. Handmade paper copies in silk-covered slipcase; parchment copies in Roma-covered slipcase with linen trim. 6 x 9 inches; pages (12) 19 (5).