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DAS GEHEIMNISS VON DEM SALZ. (The Mystery of Salt) (Used)
by Oetinger, Friedrich Chri
Book ID: 20535, 20535
np (1770), Np, 1770. "DAS GEHEIMNISS VON DEM SALZ, als dem Edelsten Wesen der Hochsten Wohlthat Gottes in dem Reich der Natur, beides in Seinem Wesen und in Seinen Eigenschaften aus eigener Bemuhung Untersucht. Gottlicher Weissheit zum Lobe und den Begierigen Forschern zum Vortheil Geschrieben und Herausgegeben von Elias Artista Hermetica." bound in leatherette. photocopy of the 1770 publication. 142pp. The Mystery of Salt is a foundational classic of mystic German natural philosophy by the great Pietist figure Oetinger, and an early work in the anti-Cartesian German tradition of intuitive science, which would later come to full flower in Goethe. This photocopy comes from the library of the South African alchemist and homeopathic doctor Leonard F. Pembroke with a few very neat penciled notes in the margins and his small library number at back and tiny bits of glue residue at the foot of the spine. Some of his photocopies were poorly done but this one is clear and perfectly legible. The binding is an odd pastiche of a fine binding with gilt lettered spine, laid paper ep's and blind rules on the covers. According to his receipt book he paid $55.00 just for the binding, most of his copies were made himself at either the British Library of the London Library or Dr. Williams' Library. The book is rare, only one copy in WorldCat.
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...