Merkur Publishing Co. Ltd, 1991, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First English Edition
430 g.; VIII, 184 pages, last two pages blank, introduction by author, and further publications by publishing house. The text is illustrated with the occasional black and white line drawing. Dark blue coloured boards with gilt alchemical symbol and gilt titles to the backstrip. A little rubbing to the backstrip corners and to the book corners. The spine is cocked. Folding of the top right-hand corner of page 71/72. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing more Alchemical symbols with blue background and white writing to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners. There are numerous closed tears to the top dustwrapper edge measuring from 0.25 " to 1.5 ". Heavy creasing to the top dustwrapper edge has also occurred. Rubbing and slight creasing to the lower dustwrapper edge and a little chipping of the laminate to the lower right-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel. Noticeable fading along the fore edge of the front dustwrapper panel, top edge of the dustwrapper and to the backstrip. " This book begins by explaining the symbolic language of Alchemy. Pointing out the errors of many, who were not in possession of the true knowledge. The reader will find for the first time, the Secret of the Philosopher's Stone openly explained. Also the ancient mysteries of Israel, the Christians, Eleusians, Egyptians and also the Mysterium of Alchemy explained. Many deep philosophical insights and the ancient wisdom of mankind is being revealed, the spiritual benefit of the reader." -- from the rear dustwrapper panel. Translated from the German by Gerhard Hanswille and Deborah Brumlich. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy ; Religion ; ISBN: 0969382049. ISBN/EAN: 9780969382041. Inventory No: 0106718.