Alchemy Ancient And Modern by H. Stanley Redgrove
Alchemy Ancient And Modern by H. Stanley Redgrove, published in 1922. Sections Include: The Meaning of Alchemy, The Transcendental Theory of Alchemy, Alchemistic Language, Alchemists of a Mystical Type, Supposed Proofs of Transmutation, Alchemistic Elements and Principles, The Philosophers Stone, The Powers of the Philosophers Stone, The Elixir of Life, Hermes Trismegistos, Nicolas Flamel, The Rosicrucian Society, etc. etc. Hardcover with shelfwear to corners and ends.
Alchemy Unveiled For the First Time the Secret of the Philosophers Stone by Johannes Helmond
Alchemy Unveiled For the First Time the Secret of the Philosophers Stone is Being Openly Explained by Johannes Helmond, translated into English by Gerhard Hanslwille, published in 1991. Sections Include: The Symbolic Language of Alchemy, The Subjectum Arts, The Primaterialistic Subject, The Sulpher of the Philosophers, The Mercury of the Philosophers, The Process of Magnum Opus, The Preparation of Azoth, The Task of Cleansing, The Preparation of the White Lapis, The Conjuction of the Unification, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear only.
Basil Valentine his Triumphant Chariot of Atimony with Annotations of Theodore Kirkringius from 1678 by L.G. Kelly
Basil Valentine his Triumphant Chariot of Atimony with Annotations of Theodore Kirkringius from 1678 by L.G. Kelly, published in 1990 as part of the English Renaissance Hermeticism series by Garland Reference Library of the Humanities. Hardcover near fine.
The Book of the Lambspring A Noble Ancient Philosopher Concerning the Philosophers Stone; Rendered into Latin Verse by Nicholas Barnaud Delphinas
The Book of the Lambspring A Noble Ancient Philosopher Concerning the Philosophers Stone; Rendered into Latin Verse by Nicholas Barnaud Delphinas. Published in 1938. An unusual 16th century work on how the Philosophers Stone May Be Found and Held. Hardcover with decorative gilt design on cover. Illustrated. Light shelfwear to corners and ends.
Bygone Beliefs Being a Series of Excursions in the Byways of Thought by H. Stanley Redgrove
Bygone Beliefs Being a Series of Excursions in the Byways of Thought by H. Stanley Redgrove, published in 1920. Sections Include: Pythagoras and His Philosophy, Medicine and Magic, Superstitions Concerning Birds, The Belief in Talismans, Ceremonial Magic in Theory and Practice, The Quest for the Philosophers Stone, etc. etc. Hardcover with original dust jacket with shelfwear to corners and ends of jacket.
Alchemy Source of Chemistry and Medicine by Charles J. Thompson
Alchemy Source of Chemistry and Medicine by Charles J. Thompson, published in 1974. Sections Include: The Dawn of the Art of Healing, The Philosophers Stone, The Wizards of Early Greece, The Wizards of the Roman Empire, The Early Age of Greek and Roman Pharmacy, Alchemy, Symbols of the Alchemists, The Black Art and Occutl Sciences, The Art of Foretelling, Black Magic, A Witches Sabbath, Plant Lore, Drug Charms, Amulets, Talismans and Cures, etc. etc. Hardcover with original dust jacket with light shelfwear to corners and ends of jacket.
The Works of Thomas Vaughan Mystic and Alchemist edited by Arthur Edward Waite
The Works of Thomas Vaughan Mystic and Alchemist edited by Arthur Edward Waite, published in 1968. “The only collected edition of the Works of Thomas Vaughan (1621-1665), the English alchemist.” Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear to corners and ends of jacket.
Chymia Annual Studies in The History of Chemistry Volume 9 by Henry M. Leicester
Chymia Annual Studies in The History of Chemistry Volume 9 by Henry M. Leicester, published in 1964. Sections Include: Chemical Technology and Commercial Law in Early Islam, Some Black Inks in Early Medieval Jewish Literature, Chemistry in the Kitab Al-Sumum (Book of Poisons) by Ibn Al-Wahshiya, Alchemy in Reverse: Robert Boyle on the Degradation of Gold, etc. etc. Hardcover with light shelfwear.
Water Which Does Not Wet Hands The Alchemy of Michael Sendivgius by Zbigniew Szydlo
Water Which Does Not Wet Hands The Alchemy of Michael Sendivgius by Zbigniew Szydlo, published in 1994 in Poland. Illustrated. Hardcover with original jacket with only the very lightest shelfwear.
Alchemy It’s Science and Romance by J. Mercer
Alchemy It’s Science and Romance by J. Mercer, published in 1921. Sections Include: A Preliminary Account of the Hermetic Philosophy, with the More Salinent Points of its Public History, Of the Theory of Transmutation in General, The Golden Treatise of Hermes Trismegistus, A More Esoteric Consideration of The Hermetic Art and It’s Mysteries, Concerning the Laws and Vital Conditions of the Hermetic Experiment, etc. etc. Hardcover with decorative stamped boards with light shelfwear.
Alchemy: A Bibliography of English Language Writings by Alan Pritchard
Alchemy: A Bibliography of English Language Writings by Alan Pritchard, published in 1980. Sections Include: Greek and Hermetic Texts, German Alchemical Texts, Italian, France, Ancient Middle East, Greece and Egpt, Works About Alchemy in Russia, Sweden, China and Japan, Occult Sects, Gnosticism, Kabbalah, Symbols and Symbolism, Freemasonry, Rosicrucianism, etc. etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear only.
Magic and Mystery A Popular History by Alfred Thompson
Magic and Mystery A Popular History by Alfred Thompson, undated circa 1880. A unusual treatise. Sections Include: Magic, Mystery, Fairies and Devils, Faith Healing and Medicine, Theosophy Ancient and Modern, Occult Forces, Astrology, Alchemy, etc. Hardcover with shelfwear to corners and ends. Very uncommon.
The Jewish Alchemists: A History and Sourcebook by Raphael Patai
The Jewish Alchemists: A History and Source Book by Raphael Patai, published in 1994. Sections Include: Biblical Figures as Alchemists, Alchemy in Bible and Talmud, Jews in Hellenistic Alchemy, Maria the Jewess, Zosimus on Maria the Jewess, Abufalah’s Alchemy, A Hebrew Version of the Book of Alums and Salts, Pseudo-Khalid ibn Yazid, Raymund de Tarrega, Flamel’s Jewish Masters, Abraham Judaei, Simeon ben Semah Duran, Solomon Trismosin and His Jewish Master, Abraham ben Simeon’s Cabala Mystica, Esh M’Saref: A Kabbalistic-Alchemical Treatise, Hayyim Vital, Alchemist, etc. etc. etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with only the very lightest shelfwear.
Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey An American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution
Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey An American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution, published in 1994 by Harvard University Press. Sections Include: Arcana Maiora, Revelation and Concealment The Writings of Philalethes, Isaac Newton and Eiraneaus and Philalethes, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket, near fine.
The Secret Tradition in Alchemy by Arthur Edward Waite
Arthur Edward Waite’s study of the secret doctrines of Alchemy. The author was a scholarly mystic who wrote extensively on occult and esoteric matters, and was the co-creator of the Rider-Waite Tarot deck. A.E. Waite joined the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn in January 1891, became a Freemason in 1901, and entered the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia in 1902. In this book the author has undertaken to review the long succession of test from their beginning at Byzantium to determine the warrants of the interpretation that the experiments conducted by the alchemists were in fact a series of spiritual investigations veiled in symbols-a Mystic Science of the Soul.
THE SECRET TRADITION IN ALCHEMY
Its Development and Records By A.E. Waite Published in 1969 ••••••Subjects Include••••• • Alchemy and Supernatural Life • Modern Views on the Hermetic Mystery • Further Speculation on Philosophical Gold • Ancient Hermetic Books and the Way of the Soul Therein • Alchemy in China • The Testimony of Byzantine Alchemy • Arabian and Syrian Alchemy • The Early Latin Literature • The Later Chain of Hermes • The Myth of Flamel • The Chariot of Basil Valentine • Paracelsus • Denys Zachaire and Others • Famous English Philosophers • Alchemy and Exploitation • The New Light of Alchemy • The Reformation and German Alchemy • Thomas Vaughan • The Cosmopolite • John Frederick Helvetius • An Alchemist of Mitylene • The Mystic Side of Alchemy
“The affirmation with which I started has now passed into demonstration, namely, that the Order of the Rosy Cross was following the two paths of quest which are denominated Spiritual and Physical Alchemy, and it may be added that the novice passing thought its various Grades was invited to study the writings of Jacob Bohme.”
Hardcover with light shelfwear to corners and ends. Prior owners bookplate inside cover.
Magic Into Science The Story of Paracelsus by Henry M. Pachter
Magic Into Science The Story of Paracelsus by Henry M. Pachter, published in 1951. “The wonder healer and alchemist of the Renaissance whose feats led to the Faust myth– father of chemotherapy and foreshadower of modern psychiatry– outstanding, colorful figure in the transition from magic into science” “Being the true history of the troubled life, adventures, doctrines, miraculous cures, and prophesies of the most renowned, widely traveled, very learned and pious gentleman, scholar, and most highly experienced and illustrious physicus, the Honorable Philippus Theophrastus Aureolus Bombastus ab Hohenheim, called Paracelsus, doctor of both medicines and professor of theology, also adept of the Holy Cabbala and expert of the alchemical art, friend of the common man and defender of liberty. He cured patients whom ordinary doctors had abandoned for doomed, and he knew wonderful elixirs that restore youth to the old.” Sections Include: The Errant Knight of Science, The Young Alchemist, Controversies of the Sixteenth Century, The Necromancer, On Nymphs, Gnomes, Giants, Incubi and Succubae, The Traveling Adept, The Elixir of Long Life, etc. etc. Bound hardback in original jacket with shelfwear to corners ends.