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Lives of Alchemystical Philosophers is a book by British mystic Arthur Edward Waite, first published in 1888. The subtitle of which is: 'Based on Materials Collected in 1815 and Supplemented by Recent Researches; With a Philosophical Demonstration of the True Principles of the Magnum Opus, or Great Work of Alchemical Re-Construction, and Some Account of the Spiritual Chemistry. To which is added a Bibliography of Alchemy and Hermetic Philosophy'. The author, who wrote extensively on occult subjects, here gives accounts of the lives of famous and not-so-famous alchemy philosophers, such as Albertus Magnus, Thomas Aquinas, Roger Bacon, Arnold de Villanova, Nicholas Flamel, Basil Valentine, Paracelsus, John Dee, Eirenæus Philalethes, and many more.
This book has 92,017 words, 184 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1888.
Production notes: This ebook of Lives of Alchemystical Philosophers was published by Global Grey on the 28th September 2022. The artwork used for the cover is 'An Alchemist Blowing on a Fire' by Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich.