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Alchemy

 


An Alchemist at Heart: Poems
by David Appelbaum

Codhill Press, New York, 2000

Soft Cover, 5 x 8.25, 96 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near fine. Clean pages, minor wear on cover and corners, tight binding.
 

Price:  $6.00  




Alchemy of the Word: Cabala of the Renaissance
by Philip Beitchman

State University of New York, New York, 1998
A volume in the SUNY series in Western Esoteric Traditions, David Appelbaum, Editor


Soft Cover, 5.75 x 9, 364 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Slight shelfwear.
 

Price:  $45.00  




Alchemy: Science of the Cosmos, Science of the Soul
by Titus Burckhardt

Element Books, Longmead Shaftesbury, Dorsest, UK, 1987

Soft Cover, 206 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Some shelfwear. Pages unmarked and bright, contains illustrations.
 

Price:  $23.00  




Chinese Alchemy: The Taoist Quest for Immortality
by J. C. Cooper

Sterling Publishing Co., New York, 1990

Soft Cover, 160 pp.

Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread. Pages bright, inked note on first endpaper, otherwise as new.
 

Price:  $12.00  




Michael Maier's Atalanta Fugiens: Sources of an Alchemical Book of Emblems
by H.M.E De Jong

Nicholas-Hays Inc., Maine, 2002

Very rare, out of print.

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6.25 x 9.25, 461 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. A flawless copy with gilt spine and cover title, includes many illustrations and fold-out at back. DJ: Fine. Slight bumping to head and tail of spine. Now protected in mylar.

 

Price:  $495.00  




The Alchemy of Illness
by Kat Duff

Bell Tower, New York, 1993

Soft Cover, 5.5 x 8, 159 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New.
 

Price:  $7.00  




Paracelsus: Selected Writings
by Jolande Jacobi, editor

Princeton/Bollingen, Princeton, 1995

Soft Cover, 6 x 9, 289 pp.

Book Condition: As New.
 

Price:  $14.00  




Alchemy: The Medieval Alchemists and Their Art
by Johannes Fabricius

Diamond Books, London, 1989

Soft Cover, 248 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. Slight shelfwear. Bright, clean pages, with many illustrations and alchemical engravings.
 

Price:  $45.00  




Alchemy: An Illustrated A to Z
by Diana Fernando

Blandford, London, 1998

Hard Cover, 189 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: As New.
 

Price:  $22.00  




The Grandmaster: A Commentary on The Masonic Legend of Hiram Abiff
by Bruce S. Fisher

Subru Publications, Arizona, 1996

Soft Cover, 5.75 x 8.5, 46 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. Chapbook style booklet with many illustrations.
 

Price:  $5.00  




The Dwellings of the Philosophers (Les demeures philosophales et le symbolisme hermétique dans ses rapports avec l'art sacré et l'ésotérisme du grand-oeuvre)
by Fulcanelli
Brigitte Donvez and Lionel Perrin, translators


Archive Press, Boulder CO, 1999

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6 x 9, 550 pp.
39 Illustrations by Julien Champagne


Book Condition: Book: As New. A flawless copy. Gilt spine title. DJ: As New. Glossy black with red lettering and golden image of the alchemical salamander.
 

Price:  $540.00  




The Sorcerer and His Apprentice
R. A. Gilbert, Editor

The Aquarian Press, Great Britain, 1983
First Edition


Soft Cover, 5.25 x 8.5, 224 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good+. Shelfwear and minor scuffing to cover, pages clean, staining to page edges, personal library seal on the half-title page.
 

Price:  $45.00  




The Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz
by Joscelyn Godwin, tr.

Phanes, Grand Rapids, MI, 1991

Softcover, 5.5 x 8, 172 pp.

Book Condition: As New.
 

Price:  $8.00  




Orders of the Great Work: Alchemy (Adept Series)
by Manly P. Hall

Philosophical Research Society, Los Angeles, 1976

Hard Cover, 107 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Some bumping to spine, tight binding, clean pages. DJ: Very Good. Clean, with rubbing and closed tear and chips to top edge.
 

Price:  $34.00  




The Emerald Tablet: Alchemy for Personal Transformation
by Dennis William Hauck

Penguin/Arkana, New York, 1999

Soft Cover, 452 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, minor shelfwear. Signed by author with dedication.
 

Price:  $20.00  




John Frederick Helvetius' Golden Calf, Which the World Worships and Adores
by John Frederick Helvetius

The Alchemical Press, Edmonds, WA, 1987

Soft Cover, 28 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, stapled booklet, sticker residue to back cover, otherwise as new.
 

Price:  $9.00  




The Alchemical Works of Geber
by Jabir Ibn Hayyan; Richard Russell, tr.

Samuel Weiser, York Beach, ME, 1994

Hard Cover, 264 pp.

Book Condition: Limited Edition, no. 94 of 999
Hard Cover, 264 pp.
Book: Near Fine. Black glossy cloth cover with gilt spine title. Features illustrations contained in Latin edition of 1545. Pages and edges bright, binding tight; some foxing on front and back end papers; slight bumping lower corner, front cover. DJ: Good. Clean front with some edgewear, chipping to back, slight foxing on underside of inside flaps.
 

Price:  $130.00  




A Heaven on Earth: Human Alchemy Revealed
by Jenka

Luminary Media Group, Canada, 2000

Soft Cover, 6.7 x 8.5, 174 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Minor shelfwear. Clean unmarked pages.
 

Price:  $15.00  




The Fulcanelli Phenomenon: Story of a Twentieth Century Alchemist
by Kenneth Rayner Johnson

Neville Spearman, UK, 1980

Hard Cover with mylar-covered dust jacket, 5.5 x 8.75, 323 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Cloth boards, clean and bright with three small, slight dents on back, slight bumping on base and top of spine, only minor shelfwear, binding tight, pages clean and crisp. DJ: Near Fine. Cover photograph clean and bright, minor chipping on top edge of spine, a small triangular chip and scuffing on the base of the spine, now protected in mylar.
 

Price:  $155.00  




Theatre and Alchemy
by Bettina L. Knapp

Wayne State University, Michigan, 1980

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6.25 x 9.25, 284 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Pages are clean, tight binding, minor bumping bottom spine. DJ: Good. Price-clipped, some chipping, open and closed tears. Now mylar-covered.
 

Price:  $14.00  




The Last Alchemist: Count Cagliostro, Master of Magic in the Age of Reason
by Iain McCalman

HarperCollins, New York, 2003

Hard Cover, 272 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: Fine. Minimal rubbing and shelfwear.
 

Price:  $12.00  




Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey, an American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution
by William R. Newman

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1994
First Edition


Hard Cover, 348 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: Fine. Slight shelfwear. Now mylar-covered.
 

Price:  $75.00  




The Chemical Theatre
by Charles Nicholl

Akadine Press, Pleasantville, NY, 1980

Soft Cover, 292 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. A tight, clean copy with fanning to the cover and slight shelfwear.
 

Price:  $14.00  




Science, Meaning and Evolution: The Cosmology of Jacob Boehme
by Basarab Nicolescu, Translated from the French by Rob Baker

Parabola Books, New York, 1991

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6.4 x 9.5, 235 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Crisp pages, tight binding, clean covers. Dj: Fine. mylar-covered
 

Price:  $17.00  




Alchemy Tried in the Fire: Starkey, Boyle, and the Fate of Helmontian Chymistry
by William R. Newman and Lawrence M. Principe

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2002
First Edition


Hard Cover, 344 pp.

Book Condition: New. Shrink-wrapped.
 

Price:  $48.00  




The Aspiring Adept: Robert Boyle and His Alchemical Quest
by Lawrence M. Principe

Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1998

Hard Cover, 339 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Slight shelfwear, otherwise pristine copy, appears unread. DJ: As New.
 

Price:  $55.00  




The New Alchemy: To Turn You On
by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Rajneesh Foundation, Poona, India, 1978

Hard Cover, 280 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good. Clean boards with minor bumping and slight fraying on edges. Book store stamp on front endpaper. Tight binding with some neat underlining in first half of book. DJ: Very Good. Completely intact, with some chipping on spine and edges. Covers rubbed with small surface tear on back and two small closed tears on bottom edge.
 

Price:  $40.00  




The Ultimate Alchemy: Discourses on the Atma Pooja Upanishad, Vol. 1
by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Rajneesh Foundation, India, 1976

Hard Cover, 5.75 x 8.75, 428 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Good. Cover faded and stained, bumping to spine and corners, some edge foxing, pages clean, owner inscription on title page, spine cracked at page 2 . DJ missing.
 

Price:  $25.00  




Goethe and the Philosophers' Stone: Symbolical Patterns in the 'The Parable' and the Second Part of 'Faust'
by Alice Raphael

Garrett Publications, New York, 1965
First Edition


Hard Cover, 255 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Lightly read, shelfwear, clean pages. DJ: Near Fine. Shelfwear, some soiling.
 

Price:  $25.00  




The Golden Game: Alchemical Engravings of the Seventeenth Century
by Stanislas Klossowski de Rola

Thames and Hudson, London, 1997

Soft Cover, 320 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. As new but for slight shelfwear. Bright, clean pages. Gold wraps with alchemical engraving of sun and moon. With comprehensive selection of engravings.
 

Price:  $265.00  




The Golden Game: Alchemical Engravings of the Seventeenth Century
by Stanislas Klossowski de Rola

Thames and Hudson, London, 1997

Soft Cover, 320 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. As new but for slight shelfwear and remainder mark on bottom text block. Bright, clean pages. Self-wraps are gold with alchemical engraving of sun and moon. With comprehensive selection of engravings.
 

Price:  $245.00  




The Book of the Goetia or the Lesser Key of Solomon the King
by Secret Chief of the Rosicrucian Order

Health Research, California, 1976

Spiral-bound, 5.5 x 8.5, 82 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Good. Unusual book printed by small press, some foxing and small stain on front cover, first page embossed by owner, fold-out pages with illustrations.
 

Price:  $18.00  




The Way of Hermes: New Translations of The Corpus Hermeticum and The Definition of Hermes Trismegistus to Asclepius
Clement Salaman, Dorine van Oven, William D. Wharton, translators

Inner Traditions, Rochester, Vermont, 2000

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.75, 124 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: As New.
 

Price:  $90.00  




Jung on Alchemy (Encountering Jung)
by Carl Jung, Selected and Introduced by Nathan Schwartz-Salant

Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ,1995

Soft Cover, 6 x 9.25, 228 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Crisp pages, uncreased spine, minor shelf wear.
 

Price:  $14.00  




Kabbalah and Alchemy: An Essay on Common Archetypes
by Arturo Schwarz

Jason Aronson Inc., Northvale, NJ, 2000

Hard Cover, 198 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. Rare book, black boards with gilt spine title, includes 44 illustrations from the Kabbalah. DJ: As New. Purple cover with white lettering and illustration from the Kabballah.
 

Price:  $118.00  




Fulcanelli, Master Alchemist: Le Mystére des Cathédrales
by Fulcanelli; Mary Sworder, tr.

Brotherhood of Life, New Mexico, 1986

Soft Cover, 6 x 9, 186 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Silver embossed cover, lightly bumped at bottom right corner, pages crisp and clean.
 

Price:  $20.00  




Alchemical Symbols and Secret Alphabets
by C.J.S. Thompson

The Alchemical Press, Edmonds, WA, 1988

Soft Cover, 15 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, stapled booklet, slight scuff to back cover, otherwise as new.
 

Price:  $10.00  




The Lure and Romance of Alchemy
by C.J.S. Thompson

Bell Publishing, New York, 1990

Hard Cover, 249 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: Fine. Minimal rubbing and shelfwear.
 

Price:  $18.00  




Alchemical Active Imagination
by Marie-Louise von Franz

Shambhala, Boston & London, 1997
First Shambhala edition.


Soft Cover, 5.5 x 8.5, 154 pp.

Book Condition: As New.
 

Price:  $11.00  




Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition
by Frances A. Yates

The University of Chicago Press, Illinois, 1991

Softcover, 6 x 9, 466 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. Appears unread, illustrations.
 

Price:  $29.00  




Herbs in Magic and Alchemy
by C.L. Zalewski

Prism Press, Dorset, Great Britain, 1999

Soft Cover, 5.25 X 8.5, 149 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Clean pages, very minor wear on cover, tight binding.
 

Price:  $13.00  




   


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