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Seller notes: New data disc containing PDF files
Subject: Alchemy, Alchemists Printing Year: Various
Format: PDF files on Data Disc (CD) Language: English
Sub-Subject: Hermetic

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Alchemy Alchemists Collection Rare & Vintage Books on Data Disc

This is a collection of 24 vintage books that have been digitally scanned from the originals into PDF format

There are also two useful articles in Word format


This is a data disc (CD)


A wonderful resource for your historical / ancestry research

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List of Alchemy Books on Your Disc


Some of the books are very early and are foxed (tanned) with older type faces.


You may find that it makes reading them a slow process.


1) The Hermetic Museum


Author: Waite, Arthur Edmund


Most Faithfully Instructing All Disciples of the Sopho-Spagyric Art How That Greatest and Truest Medicine of THE PHILOSPOPHER'S STONE MAY BE FOUND AND HELD.

Now First Done Into English From The Latin Original Published at Frankfort in the Year 1678

Containing Twenty-two most celebrated Chemical Tracts.

Published in London, 1893


2) The Triumphal Chariot of Antimony


Easier to read than the earlier 3)


Author: Basilius Valentinus; Kerckring, Theodor, 1640-1693; Waite, Arthur Edward

Subject: Antimony; Medicine, Magic, mystic, and spagiric

Publisher: London: J. Elliott and Co. 1893


3) Basil Valentine his Triumphant Chariot of Antimony : with annotations of Theodore Kirkringius, M.D. : with, The true book of the learned Synesius, a Greek abbot, taken out of the Emperour's library, concerning the philosopher's stone (1678)


Published in 1678


Author: Basilius Valentinus; Kerckring, Theodor, 1640-1693; Synesius, alchemist. Vray livre de la pierre philosophale. English

Publisher: London: Printed for Dorman Newman


4) The last vvill and testament of Basil Valentine, monke of the order of St. Bennet: which, being alone, he hid under a table of marble, behind the high-altar of the cathedral church, in the imperial city of Erford : leaving it there to be found by him, whom Gods providence should make worthy of it : to which is added two treatises, the first declaring his manual operations, the second shewing things natural and supernatural (1671)


Tight binding, so some text lost at edge.


Author: Basilius Valentinus

Publisher: London: Printed by S.G. and B.G. for Edward Brewster


5) An Easie Introduction to the Philosophers Magical Gol: to which is added, Zoroasters Cav: as also, John Pontanus Epistle upon the mineral fire, otherwise called, The Philosophers Stone

Year: 1667

Another early book with a tight binding. Some loss of text at edge.


Author: Thor., George; Thor., George. Zoroaster's cave; Pontanus, Johannes Isacius, 1571-1639. Epistola de lapide philosophorum

Publisher: London: Printed for Matthew Smelt


6) Five treatises of the Philosophers Stone : two of Alphonso, king of Portugall, as it was written with his own hand, and taken out of his closset, translated out of the Portuguez into English : one of John Sawtre, a monke, translated into English : another written by Florianus Raudorff, a German philosopher, and translated out of the same language into English : also, A treatise of the names of the philosophers stone, by William Gratacolle, translated into English : to which is added, The smaragdine table (1651)


Year: 1651


Author: Pinnell, Henry; Sawtre, John; Raudorf, Florian; Gratarolo, Guglielmo, 1516?-1568?

Publisher: London: Printed by Thomas Harper, and are to be sold by John Collins


7) The New Pearl of Great Price. A treatise concerning the treasure and most precious stone of the philosophers. Or the method and procedure of this divine art ; with observations drawn from the works of Arnoldus, Raymondus, Rhasis, Albertus, and Michael Scotus (1894)


Author: Lacinio, Giano; Waite, Arthur Edward,; Boni, Pietro Antonio, of Ferrara, supposed author

Publisher: London: J. Elliott and co.


8) The Mirror of Alchimy (1597)


Author: Bacon, Roger, 1214?-1294

Publisher: London: Printed for Richard Oliue


9) The Turba Philosophorum, or assembly of the sagas; called also the book of truth in the art and the third Pythagorical synod. An ancient alchemical treatise translated from the Latin, the chief readings of the shorter codex, parallels from the Greek alchemists, and explanations of obscure terms (1896)


Author: Gratarolo, Guglielmo, 1516?-1568?; Waite, Arthur Edward

Publisher: London: George Redway


10) The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus Bombast, of Hohenheim, called Paracelsus the Great : now for the first time faithfully translated into English ; edited, with a biographical preface, elucidatory notes, a copious Hermetic vocabulary, and index, by Arthur Edward Waite (1894)


Author: Paracelsus, 1493-1541; Waite, Arthur Edward

Publisher: London: James Elliott and Co.


11) Lives of Alchemystical Philosophers based on materials collected in 1815: and supplemented by recent researches with a philosophical demonstration of the true principles of the magnum opus, or great work of alchemical re-construction, and some account of the spiritual chemistry (1888)


Author: Waite, Arthur Edward, Barrett, Francis

Publisher: London: G. Redway


12) Remarks upon Alchemy and the Alchemists : indicating a method of discovering the true nature of hermetic philosophy : and showing that the search after the philosopher's stone had not for its object the discovery of an agent for the transmutation of metals : being also an attempt to rescue from undeserved opprobrium the reputation of a class of extraordinary thinkers in past ages (1857)


Author: Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870

Publisher: Boston: Crosby, Nichols and Company


13) Alchemy- ancient and modern, being a brief account of the alchemistic doctrines, and their relations, 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.


Author: Redgrove, H. Stanley (Herbert Stanley)

Publisher: Philadelphia, D. McKay 1911


14) The Lives of Alchemystical Philosophers - with a critical catalogue of books in occult chemistry, and a selection of the most celebrated treatises on the theory and practice of the hermetic art


Author: Barrett, Francis

Publisher: London: Printed by Macdonald and Son for Lackington, Allen, & Co.  1815


15) The Mystery and Romance of Alchemy and Pharmacy


Author: Thompson, C. J. S. (Charles John Samuel), 1862-

Publisher: London, The Scientific press, ltd.  1897


16) The life of Philippus Theophrastus Bombast of Hohenheim, known by the name of Paracelsus : and the substance of his teachings concerning cosmology, anthropology, pneumatology, magic and sorcery, medicine, alchemy and astrology, philosophy and theosophy


Author: Hartmann, Franz, d. 1912

Subject: Paracelsus, 1493-1541

Publisher: London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, & Co. Ltd.   1896


17) A Discovrse of Fire and Salt: discovering many secret mysteries, as well philosophicall, as theologicall


Year: 1649


Author: Vigenère, Blaise de, 1523-1596; Stephens, Edward, Rev

Publisher: London: Printed by R. Cotes


18) A New Light of Alchymy: taken out of the fountain of nature and manual experience: to which is added a treatise of sulphur


Year: 1674


Author: Sedziwój, Micha, ca. 1556-ca. 1646; Paracelsus, 1493-1541. De natura rerum; Dorn, Gerhard 16th cent. Dictionarium Paracelsi; French, John, 1616-1657

Publisher: London: Printed by A. Clark, for Tho. Williams


19) Aphorismi Urbigerani, or, Certain rules clearly demonstrating the three infallible ways of preparing the grand elixir, or circulatum majus of the philosophers : discovering the secret of secrets, and detecting the errors of vulgar chymists in their operations : contain'd in one hundred and one aphorisms : to which are added, The three ways of preparing the vegetable elixir, or circulatum minus


Year: 1690  In English


Author: Urbigerus, Baro; Faithorne, William, 1616-1691

Publisher: London: Printed for Henry Faithorne


20) Bygone Beliefs, being a series of excursions in the byways of thought


Author: Redgrove, H. Stanley (Herbert Stanley), 1887-

Subject: Magic; Superstition; Alchemy

Publisher: London: W. Rider 1920


21) Collectanea Chymica: a collection of ten several treatises in chymistry: concerning the liquor alkahest, the mercury of philosophers, and other curiosities worthy the perusal


Year: 1684 Text in English and Latin on opposite pages


Author: Philalethes, Eirenaeus; Cooper, William, fl. 1668-1688

Publisher: London: Printed for William Cooper


22) The Wise-mans Crown, or, The Glory of the Rosie-cross : shewing the wonderful power of nature, with the full discovery of the true coelum terrae, or first matter of metals, and their preparations into incredible medicines or elixirs that cure all diseases in young or old : with the regio lucis, and holy houshold of rosie crucian philosophers


Year: 1664


Author: Heydon, John, b. 1629

Publisher: London: Printed for the author, and are to be sold by S. Speed


23) The Works of the highly experienced and Famous Chymist, John Rudolph Glauber : containing, great variety of choice secrets in medicine and alchymy in the working of metallick mines, and the separation of metals : also, various cheap and easie ways of making salt-petre, and improving of barren-land, and the fruits of the earth : together with many other things very profitable for all the lovers of art and industry


Year: 1689


Author: Glauber, Johann Rudolf, 1604-1670; Packe, Christopher, fl. 1670-1711

Publisher: London: Printed by Thomas Milbourn, for the author and by D. Newman


24) Of the Chymical Transmutation, the genealogy and generation of metals & minerals : also, Of the Urim and Thummim of the Jews : with, An appendix of the vertues and use of an excellent water made by Dr. Trigge : The second part of the mumial treatise [of Tentzel] : whereunto is added, Philosophical and and chymical experiments of that famous philosopher Raymund Lully, containing the right and due composition of both elixirs


Year: 1657


Author: Paracelsus, 1493-1541; Llull, Ramon, 1232?-1316. Philosophical and chymical experiments. 1657; Trigg, Stephen; Turner, Robert, fl. 1654-1665; Tentzel, Andreas, fl. 1625

Subject: Alchemy; Chemistry; Medicine

Publisher: London: Printed for Rich. Moon and Hen. Fletcher


Plus Articles:

25) 1911 article from Encyclopeadia Brittanica

26) Wikipedia article


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