The Archidoxes of Magic; Of the Supreme Mysteries of Nature. Of the Spirits of the Planets. Of the Secrets of Alchymy Of Occult Philosophy The Mysteries of the Twelve Signs of the Zodiack The Magical Cure of Diseases Of Celestial Medicines. PARACELSUS, new Robert Turner, Stephen Skinner, Phillipus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim.

The Archidoxes of Magic; Of the Supreme Mysteries of Nature. Of the Spirits of the Planets. Of the Secrets of Alchymy Of Occult Philosophy The Mysteries of the Twelve Signs of the Zodiack The Magical Cure of Diseases Of Celestial Medicines

London & New York: Askin Publishers & Samuel Weiser, 1975. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Octavo. viii + (xx +) 164pp. Black cloth boards, gilt stamped on spine. B&W frontis portrait & diagrams. A facsimile printing of the First English edition of Paracelsus' "The Archidoxes of Magic. Of the Supreme Mysteries of Nature", which was translated by Robert Turner and published in 1656. This edition includes a new introduction by Stephen Skinner. Paracelsus (Phillipus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim: 1493 - 1541) was one of the first of the European alchemical writers to underline the link between chemical experiment and spiritual development, and is renowned both as a precursor of modern scientific medicine and chemistry, and in alchemical circles. His work is said to have had a profound effect on Dr. Dee and Francis Barrett, and through their writings, on the membership of the Golden Dawn and kindred occult groups and individuals. Slight bow to boards, faintest rubbing to edges, page edges darkened, pages toned - else a tight clean near Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket (Dust jacket very lightly rubbed and creased at extremities, light offset to rear panel). Item #62361
ISBN: 0950387622

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