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 Sections Include: Greek Scientific Thought Before Alchemy, Historical References, Demokritos and Bolos of Mendes, Ostanes, Hermes Trismegistos, Isis, Ancient and Contemporary Crafts, Maria the Jewess, Womb Furnace and Vase, Agathodaimon,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 light shelfwear to jackets.
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.