12 Sep Secrets of The Great Pyramid. By Peter Tompkins. Illustrated. pp. New York: Harper & Row. $ But this vast structure, the only survivor. Secrets of the Great Pyramid has ratings and 7 reviews. Peter Tompkins, Probes the mystery of the construction and significance of the Great Pyramid of. As with most of the great temples of antiquity, whoever built the Great Pyramid designed it on the basis of hermetic geometry known to a restricted circle of.
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Reviews Books by Author: Montclair Book Center Condition: Lists with This Book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He is the father eecrets author Ptolemy Tompkins. His best known and most influential books include The Secret Life of Plantspublished inSecrets of the Great Pyramidreprinted in tje inand Mysteries of the Mexican Pyramidstompoins in Troynovantor Renewing Troy:.
Great condition for a used book! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jacket has light edgewear. Its precise location served as the prime meridian or GMT for their epoch. Jim Benz showed me this book back in the late seventies when he still lived in “The Rogers Park Ridge”–an apartment building in this Chicago neighborhood which, for a while, had four units occupied by old high school friends from Park Ridge, Illinois. The book is clean and bright throughout and tightly bound.
Secrets of the Great Pyramid by Peter Tompkins is a Pharaoh’s hoard of odd and fascinating information. Especially since Napoleon Bonaparte brought an army with scientists into Egypt, the pyramids have captured the imagination of the West, from serious science and history to cultic symbolism to popular culture. Rodleech rated it really liked it Aug 04, Eric rated it liked it Jun 25, Michelle rated it it was amazing Apr 13, Used – Very Good.
With illustrated thf papers. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Near Fine Condition Edition: They discuss sacred mathematics and the Golden Mean, what the pyramid could have been used for, who could have built it, – you name it.
Brown cloth, with gilt spine titles, and gilt pyramid illustrations on cover.
Secrets of the Great Pyramid – Peter Tompkins
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Better World Books Ltd Condition: All edges clean but with a mark with pen on all sides. Probes the mystery of the construction and significance of the Great Pyramid of Cheops, suggesting that it enshrines the scientific data of an advanced Egyptian civilization. Obviously this is not a mixture that melds easily into a unitary overview, but Tompkins manages to provide a coherent and very entertaining account.
Harper and Row, Professional used bookstore open to the public since All in all a good read.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. First Edition; First Printing. Be the first to ask a question about Secrets of the Great Pyramid. Their pyramd flight from Rome was a betrayal of the Germans, the Allies, and of Italy. Years later I found a used copy of the thing in a bookstore and, remembering that evening, purchased it.
Pages are clean, text has no markings, binding is sound. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Some of it was true some speculation. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Charles rated it really liked it Nov 05, Not yet faulted in its original content. Encryptic rated it it was amazing May 15, Cloud 9 Books Condition: They had accurately measured the circumference of the planet in units of their own “earth-commensurate geographic foot” of which they placed precisely in the perimeter of the base of the Great Pyramid, making of it a scale model of the Northern Hemisphere, one by tompins they could orient themselves in space and time.
Two closed tears to bottom edge. Dust jacket dusty and chipped at crown. On the one hand, Jim Benz showed me this book back in the late seventies when he still lived in “The Rogers Park Ridge”–an apartment building in this Chicago neighborhood which, for a while, had four units occupied by old high school friends from Park Ridge, Illinois.
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