• Topic: Alchemy & Hermetica

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London: Printed, and sold, by P. Hanet, at the Sign of the Black-Spread-Eagle, near Somerset-House in the Strand, 1723. FIRST EDITION.

Bound in fine brown calfskin with bands and dentelles. front and rear panels scored in gilt and black lines; new end papers; frontispiece engraving and title page browned at the edges, but no loss; A FINE COPY. An English translation of Limojon de Saint Didier's 'Le triomphe herme´tique', a French... more

Price: $5,500.00

London: Printed by S.G. and B.G. for Edward Brewster, and are to be sold at the Sign of the Crane in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1670, but qualified as follows:

Each section of the LAST WILL as well as the TREATISES have their own title pages. The LAST WILL titles of the second and third sections list 1670 as the printing date while the main title's date is rubbed out and 1670 written in. The TREATISES list 1670 as the... more

Price: $4,500.00

Edinburgh: Megalithic Research Publications, 1978-1992.

A VERY GOOD+ to FINE SET of this prize journal consisting of the forty two single issues, plus the four annuals issued 1989-92 as bound volumes in wraps, sans only one single issue, Number 33 [Autumn, 1986]. The set is unruffled, clean, and without markings or defect, and presents an... more

Price: $966.00

York Beach: Samuel Weiser, 1998. Limited edition of 99 copies in full leather of which this is number 33, signed by Donald Weiser and R.A. Gilbert.

A FINE+ COPY with custom end papers, gilt titles, and ruled backstrip with titles and dentelles in gilt. 500+ pages. Introduction by R.A. Gilbert. Recently, a citation from a reliable source stated, "Though the edition is stated to be 99 copies, less than 45 copies were actually bound thus, because... more

Price: $944.00

Summit, NJ: Ciba Pharmaceutical Products, 1939-48.

In wraps with pictorial covers as issued; some occasional use; one cover missing (Vol. II, issue 2); otherwise, A FINE SET, free of marking or defects. Splendid series of booklets published by the Swiss company, CIBA, addressing alchemy (east and west), medical procedures, shamanistic practices, medicine of the ancient worlds,... more

Price: $850.00

Leipzig: Unveränderter fotomechanischer [Nachdruck der Originalausgabe, 1512], 1972.

Nicely bound in cream linen with pressed titles; A FINE COPY of a scarce edition published in East Germany. 344 pages. Illustrated. Small folio. ... more

Price: $850.00

Reproduction, source unknown, circa 1975.

Two large volumes of 19th century typescript bound in comb; text is all readable, but some sections more difficult than others due to fading of the letters; VERY GOOD. Small folio. Cover sheet cites that the alchemical poet, Conrad Eifrid, was responsible for the translation from German into Latin, but... more

Price: $788.00

Madrid: Imprenta de la Iberia (a Cargo de J. Blasco), 1881. FIRST EDITION.

Quarter bound with corners in leather and boards; A FINE COPY. Beautifully printed, and including colored illuminated miniatures representing the symbolism of the Zodiac, alchemy, magic and religion, and said to be the work of the Spanish king, Alfonso X, sometimes known as the Wise, (1221-1284). Small folio. ... more

Price: $750.00

St. Louis, MO: L. Bushnell, for sale by Charles S. Francis and Co., New York, Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Co., Boston and John Penington and Son, Philadelphia, 1860. FIRST EDITION.

Chipping [1/8"] at top of spine of original cloth binding which is blind stamped and decorated; internals firm, and free of marking or foxing; A VERY GOOD+ COPY. [xvl], 375 pages. Octavo. A scarce one. ... more

Price: $650.00

Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1980. Number three in the series, this 81/250 signed and hand bound by Adam McLean.

A FINE VOLUME bound in full faux leather with the characteristic darkening of the pastedowns in the early volumes of this remarkable series. Edited, with a Commentary, by Adam McLean. With all plates and illustrations HAND COLORED by Mr. McLean, printed on blue paper. Most copies are uncolored, making this... more

Price: $650.00

Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1990. FIRST EDITION.

A FINE PREMIUM CLOTH COPY with mylar protector. 284 pages. Royal octavo. ... more

Price: $650.00

Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1991. FIRST EDITION.

A FINE PREMIUM CLOTH VOLUME IN FINE DUST JACKET. Collections de Travaux de l'Académie Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences, number 35. A study of Geber the Arabian, and alchemical works attributed to him, including an annotated English translation of the "Summa Perfectionis". Illustrations from old sources as obtained from Harvard microfilms.... more

Price: $550.00

New York: James Miller, 1865. Second Edition.

Very slight rubbing along edge of spine; gilt titles bright; coated ends in superb condition; A FINE COPY in mylar protector. Rear panel blind stamped with publisher Miller's device. 352 pages, plus D. Appleton's six page catalogue. Small octavo. ... more

Price: $550.00

New York: James Miller, 1865. FIRST EDITION.

Light wear along the edges; gilt titles are bright; internals free and clear of marking except for a page in the catalogue appended to the rear; end papers and binding sound; FINE COPY. 258 pages, plus 4 pages Miller catalogue. Scarce. Octavo. ... more

Price: $550.00

Edinburgh: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1981. Limited to 250 hand bound copies of which this is number 68.

Hand bound in full faux leather; offsetting to the early and late pages; all plates hand colored by Adam McLean; A VERY GOOD+ COPY. Signed and numbered by Adam McLean with his introduction and commentary. Completely hand-colored McLeans are scarce. Octavo. ... more

Price: $522.00

London: Samuel Highley, 1842. FIRST EDITION.

Blind stamped Victorian binding with gilt vignette and titles; internals tight, clean, and free of marking or foxing; A VERY GOOD COPY. The scarce first edition. [ix], [1], 226 pages, indexed. Small 8vo. ... more

Price: $450.00

Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1990. FIRST EDITION.

A FINE PREMIUM CLOTH COPY. Seven pages of rare figures. Selected bibliography. [x], 339 pages, indexed. Tall octavo. ... more

Price: $425.00

Brussels: Maurice Lamertin [Union academique internationale], 1928-31. FIRST EDITION.

In academic wraps as issued; covers show some fading; else, A VERY GOOD+ SET. Volume III includes appendixes, indexes and addenda and corrigenda. Frontispiece engraving. [xxiii], 1179 pages. Tall octavo. ... more

Price: $425.00

Paris: Lucien Dorbon, 1912. FIRST EDITION.

Some handling to the bindings, else, A VERY GOOD+ SET in publisher's original cloth without defect or internal markings. 11648 entries with large foldout of subjects tipped to rear of Volume III. Volume I: 531 pages. Volume II: 533 pages. Volume III: 767 pages. Tall octavos. ... more

Price: $425.00