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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

UK: Scarlet Imprint, 2015. DeLuxe Special Edition of 69 signed copies of which this is #50.

Half bound in grey goatskin with marbled boards & endpapers, gilt edges, ribbon marker, and lodged in a slipcase. FINE IN FINE SLIPCASE. Beautifully designed. With 80 colored illustrations. 208 pages. Small 4to. ... more

Price: $1,650.00

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: $1,150.00

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

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

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: $750.00

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: $675.00

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

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

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

Price: $625.00

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

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

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

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: Hermetic Research Trust, 1980. Number 244 of 250 copies only and signed by McLean.

A FINE COPY, hand-bound in simulated leather. Edited, with commentary, by Adam McLean. Illustrated. 130 pages. Octavo. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series No. VI. ... more

Price: $475.00

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

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

In journal 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, and printed on a heavy coat. Splendid series of booklets published by the Swiss company, CIBA, addressing alchemy (east and west), medical procedures,... more

Price: $450.00

Salt Lake City: Paracelsus Research Society, 1976. FIRST EDITION, limited 500 copies of which this hand written number 265.

A FINE CLOTH VOLUME in complete illustrated dust jacket with rubbing along the spinet. 167 pages. Tall 8vo. Always scarce, a difficult find. ... more

Price: $450.00

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

A FINE PREMIUM CLOTH COPY. Seven pages of rare figures. Selected bibliography. Brill's "Collection de travaux de l'Academie Collection de travaux de l'Academie Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences". [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