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The Hermetic and alchemical writings of Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus Bombast, of Hohenheim called Paracelsus the Great now for the first time faithfully translated into English. Edited by Arthur Edward Waite. In 2 volumes.
London, James Elliott and Co., 1894, - in-Folio, XVI + 394 p. + 1 leaf (white) / VIII + 396 p. + 2 leaves (publicity), engraved Ex Libris in each volume ?Dr. A Voûte?, publisher?s bordeaux clothbound with gilt title on spine, gilt hermetic symbol on bookcovers. Topedge gilt. For-edge & bottom untrimmed. A fine copy. The binding is solid and shows only minor spots of rubbing to the extremitie. Interior pages fresh & clean. An English translation of select writings by the German-Swiss physician, alchemist and mystic Theophrastus Paracelsus whose alchemical and hermetic theories heavily influenced subsequent physicians and occultists. The collection is edited by the English occultist A.E. Waite. Volume I. is dedicated to writings on Hermetic chemistry and Volume II. contains writings on Hermetic medicine and Hermetic philosophy. This collection includes: The coelum philosophorum, or book of vexations, concerning the science and nature of alchemy; the book concerning the tincture of the philosophers; the aurora of the philosophers, concerning the spirits of the planets; the archidoxies; a manual or treatise concerning the medicinal philosophic stone; concerning the degrees and compositions of recipes and . The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus Bombast of Hohenheim, Called Paracelsus The Great. Now for the First Time Faithfully Translated Into English. Edited with a Biographical Preface, Elucidatory Notes . Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Duveen p. 608. (1924 edition); Caillet 8 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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