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One also has to bear in mind that I will not be able to continue publishing and binding up copies for much longer and when I stop publishing the series, it will doubtless become more sought after.
Mutus Liber Coloured No 5. Zoroaster’s Cave No The first book in the series was issued in a small edition of only copies in Each book in these limited editions is individually signed and numbered by myself. What Magnum Opus books are available right now to buy? Prognostications of Paracelsus No 5. Pandora woodcut series Opuscula alchemica series No 1.
Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks
For example, I tried for ten years to find someone to translate the Voarchadumia, before I finally found Paul Ferguson willing to undertake this. Brueghel’s Seven Deadly Sins No 3. Can I not just buy them through Amazon or my local bookseller, like any other book?
Alchemical Coins No 3. The series contains many of the 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. What Magnum Opus books are available right now to buy?
No 31 The Three Tables of Man – coloured. Alchemical Coins No 3.
Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks Series
The engravings contain many familiar alchemical figures, the green lion, the raven or black crow, the white swan, the ouroboros, suns and moons in abundance, but it is not easy to tease out an interpretation or find a clear path through the symbols. Can I not just buy them through Amazon or my local bookseller, like any other book?
Speculum veritatis No 7. John Sawtre No 9. 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’.
Collectors of this series thus have in their hands texts which enable them to fully appreciate the breadth of alchemy writings. Essay Concerning Adepts No 5. Sourcewoks Sawtre No 9. Golden Age No 2.
This series has often been reproduced in modern books on alchemy, though no one seems to have attempted to interpret the work. Only a few copies remain of some of the older titles in this series and a number are now entirely sold out.
Alchemical Symbols No Tillage of Light No 3. No 31 The Three Tables of Man – coloured. Frustrated waiting for a particular book to become available? Tillage of Light No 3.
Book of Lambspring Coloured No 6. Brueghel’s Seven Deadly Sins No 3. Mutus Liber Coloured No 5. Key of Alchemy No 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. The main focus of this present book is to provide for the first time a translation of the text into English, and to suggest mzgnum in which the symbolic sequence of this work can be explored.
This hand binding in small batches has continued even 34 years later, making for a uniform series. Sample pages from some Magnum Opus books. Although the text is relatively obscure and impenetrable, the power of the series of twelve engravings attracted people to this work, and the fascination of these images still remains with us today. This book also includes the original German maggnum, so that people who hermftic German can make their own alternative reading of passages.
Frustrated waiting for a particular book to become available?
Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks
The work was reprinted twenty seven years later in the well known Serues alchemical compendium Hermetisches A. When a title goes out of print, people wanting to buy a copy find that the price on secondhand web based sellers such as abebooks will have trebled. 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.