2007 | 93 Pages | ISBN: 1605063967 | PDF | 1 MB
Book Description: This is a short, edited collection of some curious Alchemical treatises, published by A.E. Waite in 1893. According to the preface, Waite found these in a manuscript belonging to a collector of occult books.As alchemical collections go, the Collectanea Chemica is a vital read for those seriously interested in alchemy, however it is not a clear introduction to the art.Table of Contents: Publisher’s Preface; Prefatory Note; The Secret Of The Liquor Called Alkahest Or Ignis-aqua; Aurum Potabile: Or The Receipt Of Dr. Fr. Antonie; The Oil Of Sulphur; The Stone Of The Philosophers; The Preface; The Introduction; Of The Vegetable Tincture, Or The Process Called The Lesser Circulation; Of The Uses Of The Vegetable Tinctures, With Some General Remarks On Their Great Efficacy In Medicine; Of The Metallic Tincture; Of The Second Matter, Or Seed In Metals; Of The Dissolution And Extraction Of The Seed In Metals; Of The Separation And Further Treatment Of Our Philosophical Seed; Of The Union Or Mystical Marriage In The Philosophical Process; Of The Further Treatment And Ripening Of Our Seed; Of The Further Process To The Ripening Of Our Noble Seed; A Further Description Of The Process; Of The Stone And Its Uses; Of The Transmutation; The Bosom Book Of Sir George Ripley; Preparations Of The Sophic MercuryAbout the Publisher: Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, Esoteric and Mythology. www.forgottenbooks.orgForgotten Books is about sharing information, not about making money. All books are priced at wholesale prices. We are also the only publisher we know of to print in large sans-serif font, which is proven to make the text easier to read and put less strain on your eyes.