• Topic: Alchemy & Hermetica

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Chicago: The Aries Press [George Engelke], 1937. FIRST EDITION.

Lightly rubbed at the tips; otherwise, A FINE CLOTH COPY. No jacket issued. Illustrated with more than two hundred alchemical figures. 231 pages. Royal octavo. ... more

Price: $250.00

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1968. FIRST EDITION.

Some hand marginalia, not profuse; VERY GOOD+ cloth volume in dust jacket. Extensive material on alchemy in the Arab world. With a preface by Giorgio deSantillana. Illustrations, and one map. [xiv], 384 pages, indexed. Octavo. ... more

Price: $35.00

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

Hsien-hsien [Catholic Mission Press], 1927. FIRST EDITION.

Well traveled, and externally worn copy; the text is free of marking, foxing, and wear; binding firm; A GOOD CLOTH VOLUME. Curious presentation of Chinese religion, alchemy, magic and philosophy in seventy seven lessons stretching to an imposing 752 pages, plus an epilogue, an appendix (on Chinese literature), and index.... more

Price: $150.00

Mansfield Centre: CT: Martino Fine Books, 1996. Limited Strictly to 150 copies only.

FINE PREMIUM CLOTH, unread and uncirculated. Many rare illustrations and information found in no other source -- very extensive. 6707 entries, plus illustrations. 656 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $49.00

Cheltenham: Helios Book Service, 1970. Limited hand-numbered edition of 200 copies only of which this number 93.

Hand bound in linen and marbled boards; custom end papers; RC device gold pressed on front panel; A FINE COPY. Number Thirteen in the Helios series, "Rare Text Library of Philosophical Research", edited by David Williams. 105 pages. Small quarto. ... more

Price: $225.00

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

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

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

London: Jonathan Cape, 1989. FIRST EDITION.

Fine cloth volume in fine dust jacket. A novel of alchemy and mystery based on Thomas South and his daughter, Mary Anne Atwood. 536 pages. With press photo of the author laid in. Whitbread Prize Winner. Octavo. ... more

Price: $35.00

Sydney: Standard Publishing, 1985. Limited edition of 1000 copies of which this is hand numbered 430.

In tall custom wraps as issued; A FINE COPY. With twelve hand-tipped plates in color, and additional illustrations, including one from Khunrath. 52 pages. Tall 4to. ... more

Price: $46.50

Hanover, NH: The University Press of New England [for Brandeis], 1974. FIRST EDITION.

A FINE COPY, bound in premium cloth with fine dust jacket. [iv], 76 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $89.00

Edinburgh: Hermetic Research Series, number 3, 1983.

In quality wraps as issued; VERY GOOD+ COPY. Illustrated with rare alchemical plates. 75 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $28.50

NY: Grove Press, 1961.

In wraps; name on title page; VERY GOOD. Well illustrated. 192 pages. Small 8vo. ... more

Price: $11.50

UK: Aquarian Press, 1994.

In wraps; VERY GOOD+. 247 pages with bibliography. Nice reference. 8vo. ... more

Price: $11.00

Glasgow: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 2009. Limited to 125 hand numbered, hand bound copies and signed by the publisher, Adam McLean, this being copy number 30.

A FINE COPY, hand bound in full faux leather. All engravings hand colored, together with an Introduction, by Adam McLean. The fifty fugues that accompanied this work are on a CD, and pocketed on the rear pastedown. 197 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $150.00

Tysoe: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1987. Limited to 250 hand numbered, hand bound copies and signed by the publisher, Adam McLean, this being copy number 126 of the edition.

A FINE COPY, hand bound in full faux leather. Fully illustrated. With an Introductory Essay by Hildemarie Streich. Translated by Joscelyn Godwin who also includes a preface. 184 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $250.00

Rowhlt Monograph, 1980.

In wraps as issued; A VERY GOOD+ COPY. This small work has a remarkable spread of early and later illustrations pertaining to the Boehme's philosophy and influence. Text in German. Bibliography. 156 pages, indexed. Small 8vo. ... more

Price: $22.00

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

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