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London: Neville Spearman, 1975. FIRST EDITION.

A Fine Cloth Edition in fine dust jacket. Translated by Robin Campbell. Twenty one photographic full page plates showing the alchemical process, plus three figures and a table. 160 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $169.00

San Francisco: PBA, [January 9] 2020.

In tall premium wraps as issued; A FINE COPY. In the occult section, there are 160 listings catalogues, including images for most lots. Excellent reference material. 4to. ... more

Price: $25.00

Madrid: Biblioteca Historica, 2005. FIRST EDITION.

Custom wraps with French folds as issued; A FINE COPY. Bi-Lingual: Spanish and English with alchemical articles and contributions by Pariente, Debus, Harold Cook, William Eamon, and others. Plates, vignettes and title pages are superbly reproduced on an enamel sheet, and the binding is sewn. One section titled, "The Colour... more

Price: $69.00

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. 60 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $295.00

Paris: Rene Baudoin, 1965. FIRST EDITION.

Fifteen oversize loose plates laid into illustrated cover sleeve as issued; A FINE SET. Small folio. ... more

Price: $175.00

London : Pub. for the Early English Text Society, by N. Tru¨bner & Co, 1866. FIRST EDITION.

Ex-libris; bound in sewn buckram; Norwich bookplate; spine titled with numbers; internals free and clear of markings; VERY GOOD. [vi], 30 pages, [viii], 31 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $65.00

Chicago: Hermetic Publishing, 1926. Limited First Edition.

Marbled end papers; gilt stamped front panel; A FINE CLOTH VOLUME. 192 pages. Tall Octavo. Still uncut! ... more

Price: $75.00

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: $188.00

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

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

Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1966. FIRST EDITION.

A FINE CLOTH SET IN DUST JACKETS. 2065 pages with twenty four plates. and a folding table, plus addenda. Octavo. ... more

Price: $300.00

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: Printed by T. Newcomb for T. Heath, and are to be sold in his shop in Russell-street, neer the Piazzas of Covent Garden, 1653. FIRST EDITION.

In notebook binder; all copies under mylar and nicely done; original letter from an anonymous source to HPG suggesting we publish this piece, but was too large a project to undertake at the time; excellent collectible of a work little known, and only issued the once in 1653. ... more

Price: $135.00

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: $55.00