Alchemy: Ancient and Modern

Alchemy: Ancient and Modern

H. Stanley Redgrove

This book is subtitled; ‘Being a Brief Account Of The Alchemistic Doctrines And Their Relation To Mysticism On The One Hand And To Recent Discoveries In Physical Science On The Other Hand; Together With Some Particulars Regarding The Lives And Teachings Of The Most Noted Alchemists.’ The book has 16 full page illustrations and has chapters covering things like the Aim of Alchemy, the Basic Idea of Alchemy, the Nature of the Philosophers Stone…

The Aurora of the Philosophers

The Aurora of the Philosophers

Paracelsus

The Aurora Of The Philosophers contains information regarding the magi, the philosopher’s stone, what was taught in the Ancient Egyptian schools, and lots of other esoteric knowledge.

The Book of Aquarius

The Book of Aquarius

Anonymous

Does the Philosophers Stone exist? This book says it does. Not only that, but it tells you how to make one. A very informal book, written by someone who obviously has an interest in esoteric things. The writer goes into great detail on the Philosophers Stone throughout history, the religious references, famous alchemists and instructions on how to make the stone yourself.

The Compound of Alchemy

The Compound of Alchemy

George Ripley

The Ancient Hidden Art of Alchemie, Containing the right and perfect means To make the Philosophers Stone Aurum Potabile, with other Excellent Experiments, Divided lnto Twelve Gates.

Compound of Compounds

Compound of Compounds

Albertus Magnus

A short Alchemical tract. Chapters include: Of the Formation of the Metals Generally from the Sulphur and the Mercury; Of the Putrefaction; Of the Regimen of the Stone; Of the Sublimation of the Mercury; Of the Preparation of the Waters from Which You Will Derive the Water of Life; and, Properties of This Mercury.

Dogme et Rituel de la Haute Magie Part I

Dogme et Rituel de la Haute Magie Part I

Eliphas Levi

Dogme et Rituel de la Haute Magie (English: Dogma and Ritual of High Magic) is the title of Eliphas Levi’s first published treatise on ritual magic, which appeared in 1855. This is Part I, The Doctrine of Transcendental Magic. Chapters include: The Candidate; The Pillars Of The Temple; The Triangle Of Solomon; The Tetragram; The Pentagram; Magical Equilibrium; The Fiery Sword; The Kabalah; The Magic Chain; Necromancy; Black…

A Golden and Blessed Casket of Nature’s Marvels

A Golden and Blessed Casket of Nature’s Marvels

Benedictus Figulus

Concerning The Blessed Mystery of the Philosopher’s Stone, Containing the Revelation of the Most Illuminated Egyptian King and Philosopher, Hermes Trismegistus, Translated by our German Hermes, the Noble Beloved Monarch and Philosopher Trismegistus, A. Ph. Theophrastus Paracelsica, With an Excellent Explanation by the Noble and Learned Philosopher, Alexander von Suchten, M.D.; Together with Certain hitherto Unpublished Treatises…

The Rosary of the Philosophers

The Rosary of the Philosophers

Arnoldus de Nova Villa

Fully illustrated. This is a transcription of the 18th century English translation of the Rosarium in MS Ferguson 210. The text was originally printed as part II of De Alchemia Opuscula complura veterum philosophorum…, Frankfurt, 1550. With 20 colour woodcuts.

The Secret Book of Artephius

The Secret Book of Artephius

Artephius

Artephius (Artefius) (c. 1150) is a writer to whom a number of alchemical texts are ascribed. Alchemical pseudepigraphy makes it difficult to identify who the historical Artephius may have been. His identity remains an open question. As The Secret Book of Artephius was respected and mentioned by Roger Bacon many times, Artephius’ writing is dated to around 1150.

Twelve Keys

Twelve Keys

Basil Valentine

Fully illustrated. The Basil Valentine writings provide twelve “keys”, a widely reproduced sequence of alchemical operations encoded allegorically, in words to which images have been added. The first part of the book is a discussion of general alchemical principles and advice about the philosopher’s stone. The second half contains twelve short chapters. Each chapter, or “key”, is an allegorical description of one step in the process…