The Great Alchemical Work of Eirenaeus Philalethes, Nicholas Flamel and Basil Valentine. Rubellus PETRINUS.

The Great Alchemical Work of Eirenaeus Philalethes, Nicholas Flamel and Basil Valentine.

Brisbane, AU: Modern Magistery / Salamander and Sons, 2007. First English language edition. Softcover. Octavo. 128pp. Stiff card covers with printed inner flaps. In addition to the text, a glossary, and bibliography, it includes 2 pages of full color photographs of alchemical equipment and procedures, 4 plates pages (1 in color) of alchemical designs by Basil Valentine, as well as numerous illustrations in text. From the Publisher: The Great Alchemical Work is an important contribution to the study of alchemy. In the first English language edition of this ‘little work,’ Portuguese alchemist Rubellus Petrinus presents a sincere and invaluable guide to the operative laboratory tradition that gave birth to the Art of Hermes and its vast literature. Taking as his starting point the classic works of three well-known Adepts – Eirenaeus Philalethes, Nicholas Flamel and Basil Valentine – Rubellus offers aspirants a clear explanation of these highly cryptic, often deliberately misleading, texts. Rubellus Petrinus (b. 1931) is a renowned Portuguese-born alchemist 1931 has spent decades studying operative alchemy in France, Spain and his native country with the Master Solazaref, Simón H. and Roger Caro. He has explored a number of alchemical paths – including "the Dry Way," "the Wet Way" and the way of Kamala Jnana – and is said to continue in the practice of the Great Work. Appears unread, thus in Fine condition. Item #65249
ISBN: 9780980409901

Price: $125.00

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