Commentary on the Chymical [ Chemical ] Wedding. With text of the 1690 Foxcroft translation revised and modified by Deidre Green and Adam McLean, With Extracts from the Original German Edition; ( Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series ). Adam McLEAN, Gareth Knight, Donald McLean, Deidre Green, additional Commentary. Text: Anonymous, Johann Valentin Andreae.
Commentary on the Chymical [ Chemical ] Wedding. With text of the 1690 Foxcroft translation revised and modified by Deidre Green and Adam McLean, With Extracts from the Original German Edition; ( Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series )

Commentary on the Chymical [ Chemical ] Wedding. With text of the 1690 Foxcroft translation revised and modified by Deidre Green and Adam McLean, With Extracts from the Original German Edition; ( Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series )

Edinburgh: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1984. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. viii + 128pp. Hand bound in brown faux-leather, b&w illustrations. Edition limited to 250 copies. Signed by Adam McLean. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series No. 18. The Foxcroft translation of the "Chymische Hochzeit Christiani Rosencreutzhe," ("The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz"), with commentaries etc. The "Chymische Hochzeit" was the third of the original manifestos of the "Fraternity of the Rose Cross" which is generally ascribed to Johannes Valentinus Andreae (1586-1654), and has been aptly described by Dame Frances Yate's as "a strange alchemical romance." This edition comprises an Introduction by Adam McLean, a translation of "The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz" (based on the 1690 Foxcroft translation), A Commentary on The Chymical Wedding by Adam McLean, The Chymical Marriage of Christian Rosenkreutz, A Commentary by Gareth Knight, an Appendix: "The Parabola of Hinricus Madathanus Theosophus," and a Bibliography. Later issue: the paper on which the book is printed is a relatively bright white, it has a high number in the sequence of limitation, dark endpapers, and the binding is a reddish brown with the title lettered down the spine reading "Chymical Wedding." A bright, clean near Fine copy. Item #55197

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