The Smiling Spleen: Paracelsianism in Storm and Stress by Walter Pagel
The Smiling Spleen: Paracelsianism in Storm and Stress by Walter Pagel, published in 1984. Sections Include: Naturalism and Science A Cosmosophic Hybrid, Paracelsus His Life, Joan Baptista van Helmont, Fabius Violet a Forgotten Paracelsian, Alexander a Suchten, Petrus Severinus, Images and Language of Nature, Monoculus Mysticus, The Numen-Gods Nod of Will and Command in Medicine, In Praise of Women The Parcelso-Helmontian Decus Virginum, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear to corners and ends of jacket.