Hermetic Philosophy and Alchemy [ A Suggestive Inquiry Into Hermetic Philosophy and Alchemy ]; with a Dissertation on the More Celebrated of the Alchemical Philosophers. Being an Attempt towards the Recovery of the Ancient Experiment of Nature. M. A. ATWOOD, Walter Leslie Wilmhurst.
Hermetic Philosophy and Alchemy [ A Suggestive Inquiry Into Hermetic Philosophy and Alchemy ]; with a Dissertation on the More Celebrated of the Alchemical Philosophers. Being an Attempt towards the Recovery of the Ancient Experiment of Nature.
Hermetic Philosophy and Alchemy [ A Suggestive Inquiry Into Hermetic Philosophy and Alchemy ]; with a Dissertation on the More Celebrated of the Alchemical Philosophers. Being an Attempt towards the Recovery of the Ancient Experiment of Nature.

Hermetic Philosophy and Alchemy [ A Suggestive Inquiry Into Hermetic Philosophy and Alchemy ]; with a Dissertation on the More Celebrated of the Alchemical Philosophers. Being an Attempt towards the Recovery of the Ancient Experiment of Nature.

New York, NY: Julian Press, 1960. Reprint. Hardcover. Large thick octavo, [64pp] xxvi + 598pp. Green cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine, top edge blue, appendix. An attractive & substantial modern reprint of what is arguably the best edtion of this work, with the extensive and important Introduction by Walter Leslie Wilshurst and "an Appendix containing the Table Talk and Memorabilia of Mary Anne Atwood." First written in 1850, Atwood's "Suggestive Inquiry" was one of the first works to systematically expound the now-popular spiritual interpretation of alchemy, and is considered a major work in the nineteenth century alchemical and hermetic canon. Just a hint of shelfwear, edges of text block a little darkened, and pages toned. Overall a tight. clean near-Fine in VG+ dust jacket (Dust jacket is a bit darkened, a little rubbed at folds a couple of short, clear tears to edges. Price clipped on inner flap. Now in proetective mylar sleeve). Item #70135

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