Journal of the Alchemical Society 1913 - 1915. R. A. - Edited and GILBERT, Professor Mark Morrisson, A. E. Waite H. Stanley Redgrove, W. De Kerlor, Elizabeth Severn, Philip Sinclair Wellby, Ralph Rowbottom, Herbert Chatley, Isabelle De Steiger, John Ferguson, J. B. Craven, Gaston De Mengel, Sijil Abdul-Ali, Lt.-Col. Jasper Gibson.

Journal of the Alchemical Society 1913 - 1915.

Bristol, UK: Imagier Publishing, 2017. Subscriber's Edition. Hardcover. Large thick octavo. x + 524pp + Subscriber list. Navy cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt device to upper board, b&w frontis & illus., index. Sewn, ribbon page marker. Edition limited to 100 copies, hand-numbered and SIGNED on the limitation page by both R. A. Gilbert and publisher, Allan Armstrong. From the publisher: "A new edition of the Journal of the Alchemical Society – the Alchemical Society provided a forum for a wide spectrum of people – scientists, historians, occultists and mystics – to meet and discuss many aspects of alchemy. Along with the papers delivered at the society’s meetings and their subsequent discussions, this new edition of the Journal of the Society contains all of the material included within the original edition: book and periodical reviews, reports of each meeting, the ‘Constitution and Rules’ of the society, lists of officers, and the original index. This information is supplemented by new supporting material which comprises an historical introduction, brief biographies of all of the contributors, a bibliography of relevant publications, a brief list of recommended further reading, and a general index. A number of illustrations have also been added to the occasional diagrams of the original text. Including portraits, facsimiles and views of the society’s two meeting places." Essays comprise: H. Stanley Redgrove, The Origin of Alchemy; A. E. Waite, The Canon of Criticism in Respect of Alchemical Literature; Sijil Abdul-Ali, An Interpretation of Alchemy in Relation to Modern Scientific Thought; Gaston De Mengel, The Evidence for Authentic Transmutation; J. B. Craven, A Scottish Alchemist of the Seventeenth Century; John Ferguson, Some English Alchemical Books; Isabelle De Steiger, The Hermetic Mystery; Herbert Chatley, Alchemy in China; A. E. Waite, Kabalistic Alchemy; Sijil Abdul-Ali, Some Notes on the Doctrine of the First Matter, with Special Reference to the Works of Thomas Vaughan; Ralph Rowbottom, Roger Bacon; Philip Sinclair Wellby, Some Reflections on 'Basil Valentine'; Elizabeth Severn, Some Mystical Aspects of Alchemy; W. De Kerlor, Some Notes on the Alchemical Researches of M. Jollivet Castelot; Lt.-Col. Jasper Gibson, An Interpretation of Alchemical Symbolism With Reference to the Writings of Edward Kelly; A. E. Waite, Some Notes on the Alchemist Alipili; H. Stanley Redgrove, Some Characteristics of Mediaeval Thought; Gaston De Mengel, The Philosophical Channels of Alchemical Tradition; J. B. Craven, Alchemy and the Devil; Sijil Abdul-Ali, A General View of Magic in Respect to Certain Primary Modes of Thought; H. Stanley Redgrove, The Phallic Element in Alchemical Tradition; A. E. Waite, The Beginnings of Alchemy; John Ferguson, 'The Marrow of Alchemy'. NEW book, very slight bruising to corners and spine ends from their transatlantic journey, else Fine in Fine dust jacket (Dust jacket now covered in removable mylar protective cover). Item #63741
ISBN: 9781910216262