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Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1995. FIRST EDITION.

FINE CLOTH VOLUME. Looks at the alchemical and occult views of such diverse poets as Yeats, Pound, H.D., Eliot, and Sylvia Plath. Illustrated. 218 pages. Royal octavo. ... more

Price: $22.00

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: $55.00

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

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

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

Seqttle: Ouroboros, 2015. Limited edition of 777 copies.

A FINE PREMIUM CLOTH COPY in fine dust jacket. Four full page engravings by Raphael Custos. English transaltion by Leigh T.I. Penman who also supplied an introduction, commentary, and notes. Tri-Lingual Edition [English, Latin, and German] 160 pages. 4to. ... more

Price: $65.00

Seattle: Ouroboros, 2018.

A FINE PREMIUM CLOTH VOLUME in fine dust jacket. Translated by Joseph Zabinski. Book Design and Typography by Seattle artist, Joseph Uccello. Written in 1758, the Mytho-Hermetic Dictionary defines the most obscure of terms, substances and concepts employed by the authors of the alchemical texts. In addition to the comprehensive... more

Price: $79.95

Brisbane: Salamander and Sons, 2009. First Edition.

In French fold wraps as issued; A FINE COPY. Preface by Allerion. Edited by Paul Hardacre. Illustrated. Salamander bookmark laid in. 165 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $175.00

Rochester, VT: Healing Arts Press, 1993.

Quality trade paper edition; free of any marking; VERY GOOD+ COPY. Bibliography, notes. Source material for the preparation of plant remedies alchemically. 264 pages. Tall 8vo. ... more

Price: $65.00

Glasgow: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 2009. Limited to 200 copies, this being number 34, signed, dated, and numbered by McLean.

A FINE COPY, hand bound by McLean in faux leather with custom end papers. Translated by Paul Ferguson. 13 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $225.00

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

Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2009.

Quality trade paper edition: A FINE COPY. Nine rare illustrations, including some Dee related and Invisible College. 247 pages, indexed. Tall 8vo. ... more

Price: $39.50

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: Hermetic Research Series, number 3, 1983.

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

Price: $35.00

UK: Cambridge University Press, 1974-83. FIRST EDITIONS.

Slight wear to the dust jackets, now under Mylar; quarter bound in premium cloth and pictorial boards; A FINE SET of the most comprehensive work on Chinese alchemy, history, theory and practice. Part 5: II; 510 pages, 42 illustrations, and 12 table. Part 5: III; 481 pages, 32 illustrations, and... more

Price: $375.00