Alchemy

  • 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.


  • The English Paracelsians by Allen G. Debus

    The English Paracelsians by Allen G. Debus, published in 1966. Illustrated with plates. Sections Include:  Paracelsus and the Scientific Revolution, The Elizabethan Compromise, Paracelsian Thought in England, Chemistry and Medicine, Etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear.


  • The Alchemist The Secret Magical Life of Rudolf Von Habsburg by Hans Holzer

    The Alchemist The Secret Magical Life of Rudolf Von Habsburg by Hans Holzer, published in 1974. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear only.


  • Alchemical Works: Eirenaeus Philalethes Compiled

    Alchemical Works: Eirenaeus Philalethes Compiled, published in 1994. Hardcover with original jacket, near fine.


  • Astrology and Alchemy: Two Fossil Sciences by Mark Graubard

    Astrology and Alchemy: Two Fossil Sciences by Mark Graubard, published in 1953. Sections Include: Astronomy and Astrology in Ancient Babylonia, The Cosmology of Ptolemy, The Hermetic Museum, The Pearl of Great Price, Iatro-Chemistry and Phlogiston, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear only.


  • Gold of a Thousand Mornings by Armand Barbault

    Gold of a Thousand Mornings by Armand Barbault, published in 1969. Sections Include: The Alchemists Elixir for Long Life, The Observation of Nature Astrology, The Alchemists First Matter and How to Obtain It, Our Spagiric Preparation and Traditional Teaching, Experimental and Clinical Verification, Other Metallic Tinctures of the First Degree, Introductions to Preparations of the Second Degree, etc. Well illustrated. Hardcover with original jacket with shelfwear to corners and ends.


  •  The Origins of Alchemy in Graeco-Roman Egypt by Jack Lindsay

    The Origins of Alchemy in Graeco-Roman Egypt by Jack Lindsay, published in 1970. Sections Include: Greek Scientific Thought Before Alchemy, Historical References, Demokritos and Bolos of Mendes, Ostanes, Hermes Trismegistos, Isis, Ancient and Contemporary Crafts, Maria the Jewess, Womb Furnace and Vase, Agathodaimon, Zosimos, The Later Greek Alchemists, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with shelfwear to corners end ends of jacket.


  • The Hermetic Museum Containing Twenty Two of the Most Celebrated Chemical Tracts by Arthur Edward Waite

    TWO VOLUME SET: The Hermetic Museum Containing Twenty Two of the Most Celebrated Chemical Tracts by Arthur Edward Waite, published in 1973. Illustrated. Both volumes hardcover with original jackets with only the lightest shelfwear-almost near fine


  • The Arts of the Alchemists by C.A. Burland

    The Arts of the Alchemists by C.A. Burland, published in 1968. Well Illustrated. Sections Include: Materia Confusa, Calicination, Aqua Ardens, Sublimation, Condensation, Crystallization, Albification, NIgredo, The Dark Journey, The Inner Space, The Words of Power, Gold From Blackness, etc etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear.


  • Magic into Science the Story of Paracelsus

    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. Hardback in original jacket with shelfwear to corners ends.


  • The New Pearl of Great Price

    A Treatise Concerning the Treasure and Most Precious Stone of the Philosophers or the Method and Procedure of the Divine Art

    Published in 1894

    With observations drawn from the works of Arnoldus, Raymondus, Rhasis, Albertus, and Michael Scotus, etc. A very rare alchemical work, edited by Arthur Edward Waite, illustrated with engravings.

    Sections Include: The Epigrams of Pierius Roseus and Hippolytus Fantolius Delphicus, A Form and Method of Perfecting Base Metals by Janus Lacinius, Extracts from Albertus Magnus, S. Thomas and Other Sages, Curious Investigation Concerning the Nature of the Sun and Moon, from Michael Scotus, An Excellent Introduction to the Art of Alchemy, etc.

    The work has been rebacked in the last 50 years with the original embossed decorated cover and spine neatly bound into matching boards. Interior very clean and well cared for.


  • A History of Magic and Experimental Science During the First Thirteen Centuries of Our Era

    By Lynn Thorndike

    Published 1928 to 1930’s

    Eight Volume Set

    Some Sections Include: Pliny’s Account of Magic, Pliny’s Science of the Magi, Magical Science, Seneca and Ptolemy: Natural Divination and Astrology, Ancient Applied Science and Magic, Greek Alchemy, Philostratus’s Life of Appollonius of Tyana, Hermetic Books in the Middle Ages, Solomon and the Ars Notoria, Ancient and Medieval Dream Books, Albertus Magnus, His Allusions to Magic, The Gnostics, Treatises on the Arts Before the Induction of Arabic Alchemy, Arabic Occult Science of the Ninth Century, The Speculum Astronomiae, Experiements and Secrets Chemical and Magical, Picatrix, The Lullian Alchemical Collection, Magic Art, Astrological Surgery and Medicine, Giovanni Da Fontana, Etc. Etc.

    Bound hardback with light shelfwear, would make a fine addition to any occult library.