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DIE ALCHEMIE DES ANDREAS LIBAVIUS. (Used)
by Libavius) Rex, Friedemann
Book ID: 20055, 20055
Verlag Chemie, Weinheim/Bergstr, 1964. "DIE ALCHEMIE DES ANDREAS LIBAVIUS. Ein Lehrbuch der Chemie aus dem Jahre 1597. Zum Ersten mal in Deutscher Ubersetzung mit Einem Bild- und Kommentarteil. Herausgegeben vom Gmelin-Institut fur Anorganische Chemie und Grenzgebiete in der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Wissenschaften. In Verbindung mit der Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker. Frankfurt am Main." large heavy octavo, IX++XXXVII++564++136pp, 191 woodcut illustrations mostly half page or quarter page, loosely inserted erratum A monumental edition crammed with additional material, a complete facsimile, indexes, commentaries, biographies and a full analysis of the famous woodcuts that graced the original 1597 edition. From the library of Marcus Jahn, author of the Lying Stones of Dr. Johann Bartholomew Adam Beringer, which tells the famous story of one of archaeology's most embarrassing episodes. fine copy, unusually so for such a large heavy volume light gray-green decorated cloth.
The Complete Mystical Records of Dr. John Dee: Transcribed from the 16th-Century Manuscripts Documen
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
A lavishly packaged, two-volume box set containing the most faithful and accurate versions of John Dee's journals ever published. This is a must-have treasure for Dee aficionados and esoteric scholars who absolutely need the most meticulously detailed version of these highly influential works. A labor of love twenty years in the making, these volumes include transcripts of four manuscripts from the British Library and one from the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Two of these manuscripts have never b...More
Deconstructing Gurdjieff: Biography of a Spiritual Magician
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
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Employing the latest research and discoveries, including previously unpublished reminiscences of the real man, Tobias Churton investigates the truth beneath th...
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
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.
Emergent from the spiritual crossroads of traditional Vodou and English w...