Michael Maier's Atalanta Fugiens. Sources of an Alchemical Book of Emblems. Michael MAIER, H. M. E. De Jong.
Michael Maier's Atalanta Fugiens. Sources of an Alchemical Book of Emblems.

Michael Maier's Atalanta Fugiens. Sources of an Alchemical Book of Emblems.

York Beach, Maine: Nicolas-Hays, 2002. First edition thus. Hardcover. Large Octavo. 462pp. Original dark navy cloth with gilt lettering and blind rules, bw illus. & fold-out charts. In this attractive production, "DeJong translates the mottos and epigrams of the original 50 emblems in Michael Maier's Atalanta Fugiens, and provides a summary of both Maier's exposition and a commentary on each emblem......[DeJong] also includes an additional 30 alchemical engravings that explain her research...... Atalanta Fugiens is a book that expresses the science of the alchemists and how it conveys a world of feeling and thought in which macrocosm and microcosm, gold and lead, and the human soul and the alchemical alembic are demonstrated." This volume, and a number of others we are listing, are actually brand new copies purchased by us from the stock of a retired specialist dealer. An unread copy with just a hint of shelfwear and light foxing to top edge- otherwise a near Fine copy in lightly rubbed VG+ dust jacket.. (Dust jacket not clipped, now protected in mylar cover. Item #69560
ISBN: 0892540605

Price: $125.00

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