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Philipp Sadeler’s Visions of Hell No 2. Collectors of this series thus have in their hands texts hermrtic enable them to fully appreciate the breadth of alchemy writings.
Sample pages from some Magnum Opus books. Can I not just buy them through Amazon or my local bookseller, like any other book?
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Key of Alchemy No Alchemical Coins No 3. Alchemical Symbols No Can I not just buy them through Amazon or my local bookseller, like any other book? People buying copies today will find that, if they are prepared to hold on to these for some years, then the price will increase considerably.
Zoroaster’s Cave No Speculum veritatis No 7. Limited edition of signed and numbered copies.
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Book of Lambspring Coloured No 6. Foundation course on symbolism How to read alchemical texts Advanced course on alchemical sequences Advanced course on Ripley Scroll Advanced course on Most Holy Trinosophia.
Esries main focus of this present book is to provide for the first time a translation of the text into English, and to suggest ways in which the symbolic sequence of this work can be explored. John Sawtre No 9. Mutus Liber Coloured No 5. Though most other contemporary publishers of alchemical books merely reprint editions from the late 19th and early 20th century revival of interest in alchemy, the Magnum Opus series has always sought out important alchemical works in manuscript and printed books that are not available in English editions.
Since fourteen new titles have been issued with more in preparation. I began this in and continue today publishing major alchemical works in English editions. For example, I tried for ten years to find someone to translate the Voarchadumia, before I finally found Paul Ferguson willing to undertake this. Zoroaster’s Cave No Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks Seres The Magnum Opus series of Hermetic Sourceworks, currently some 46 volumes, is by far the most significant serjes publishing venture in recent times.
Prognostications of Paracelsus No 5. They were never sold through book dealers, but hermeric by direct mail order.
Alchemical Compendium No 4. No 31 The Three Tables of Man – coloured. Rosie Crucian Crowne No 7. Pandora woodcut series Opuscula alchemica series No 1.
No 31 The Three Tables of Man – coloured. The text of these sections begins with an ‘explanation of the figure’, followed by a short verse, a ‘paragraph’ with its ‘explanation’, and lastly a ‘canon’ or short verse with its ‘explanation’. hermetiic
Brueghel’s Seven Deadly Sins No 3. Also I had to do much primary research, visiting many libraries seeking rare manuscript material. The series contains many of soucreworks most important and key works of alchemy, such as the Rosary of the Philosophersthe Splendor SolisCrowning of NatureAmphitheatre engravings of KhunrathSteganographiathree separate works of Robert Fludd, the Atalanta fugiensVoarchadumiathe complete Aurora consurgens amongst others.
There are hermeti a handful of individuals holding complete sets of the Magnum Opus series, as they would have had to be collecting since the s. Rosie Crucian Crowne No 7. Why buy these books when so much is available free on the internet? These were the days before personal computers, and having no money for professional printing, I had to devise my own printing and hand binding techniques.
The first book in the series was issued in a small edition of only copies in Tillage of Light No 3. Frustrated waiting for a particular book to become available?
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Information on how the Magnum Opus books are prepared. Why buy these books when so much is available free on the internet? Apart from the first few years, I have not sold these through bookstores but only direct to customers.
Alchemical Symbols No This book also includes the original German text, so that people who know German can make their own alternative reading of passages.
I deconstructed its elements and printed it in book form. Golden Age No 2. Philipp Sadeler’s Visions sourcrworks Hell No 2. The work is divided into twelve sections each headed by an emblematic figure. Mystical Alchemy No 2. Prognostications of Paracelsus No 5. Consequently, these books became sourcsworks items, often fetching high prices on the second-hand market.