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De Alchemia (Used)
by Geber [Jabir]
Book ID: 10659, 10659
Nurnberg 1541, Photocopy, very good clear production with all the famous plates present, bound in thick brown buckram. From the library of Fred Scharna. One of the most important of all medieval alchemical books, Here is what Ritman says in his memoires: "On 3 January 1983, the day when Frans Janssen took office as director of the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica, he entered a new acquisition in the register of purchases, De alchemia by the medieval alchemist Geber. Published in Nuremberg in 1541, it contains some of the most influential alchemical treatises to have come out of the Middle Ages. Among these is the first printed Latin text of what can be termed the Constitution of alchemy, the Tabula Smaragdina of Hermes Trismegistus, with a commentary by Hortulanus" There has been no reprint of this book in any form that I have been able to trace and there are no online editions or scans. Auctions used to turn up copies fairly regularly up to a few years ago but the original has now become fairly rare recently.
Deconstructing Gurdjieff: Biography of a Spiritual Magician
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In November 1949, architect Frank Lloyd Wright announced the death of "the greatest man in the world," yet few knew who he was talking about. Enigmatic, misunderstood, declared a charlatan, and recently dubbed "the Rasputin who inspired Mary Poppins," Gurdjieff's life has become a legend. But who really was George Ivanovich Gurdjieff?
Employing the latest research and discoveries, including previously unpublished reminiscences of the real man, Tobias Churton investigates the truth beneath th...
The Complete Mystical Records of Dr. John Dee: Transcribed from the 16th-Century Manuscripts Documen
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
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Grimoire of the Baron Citadel: The Book of the Four Ways.
Three Hands Press
As the governor of the Dead and the burial ground, the Baron Samedi is one of the most distinctive and potent loa of Haitian Vodou. An imposing figure in black raiment, he is most often pictured as a corpse. His other magical domains, less discussed in esoteric literature, include disruption, obscenity and -- importantly for the practicing sorcerer -- not only the arts of Magic but the very fabric of which it is made.
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Gnosis 19: The Trickster. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions
"As long as we lie to ourselves, the Trickster will be with us.
He'll show up just when we least want him, to embarrass us on a
first date, to prove us fools in front of the learned company
we're trying to impress, to make us miss a power breakfast with
that all-important business contact."
- Richard Smoley, from the introduction
Contents -- Spring 1991