MAGNUM OPUS HERMETIC SOURCEWORKS SERIES PDF

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Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks. This series of 23 volumes of source texts from the hermetic tradition was published between and by Adam. The Crowning of Nature (MAGNUM OPUS HERMETIC SOURCEWORKS SERIES) [Adam McLean] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Rosary of the Philosophers (MAGNUM OPUS HERMETIC SOURCEWORKS SERIES) [Adam McLean] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying.

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Pandora woodcut series Opuscula alchemica series No 1. Since fourteen new titles have been issued with more in preparation. The engravings contain many familiar alchemical figures, the green lion, the raven or black crow, the white swan, the ouroboros, suns and moons in abundance, but it is not easy to tease out an interpretation or find a clear path through the symbols.

Alchemical Coins No 3. Book of Lambspring Coloured No 6. I deconstructed its elements and printed it in book form. What Magnum Opus books are available right now to buy?

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Essay Concerning Adepts No 5. Foundation course on symbolism How to read alchemical texts Advanced course on alchemical sequences Advanced course on Ripley Scroll Advanced course on Most Holy Trinosophia. Why buy these books when so much is available free on the internet?

This series has often been reproduced in modern books on alchemy, though no one seems to have attempted to interpret the work. Investment opportunity As with any limited edition item, the Magnum Opus books appear now to be a good investment opportunity. Book of Lambspring Coloured No 6. The first book in the series was issued in a small edition of only copies in The series contains many of the most important and key works of alchemy, such as the Rosary of the Philosophersthe Splendor SolisCrowning of NatureAmphitheatre engravings of KhunrathSteganographiathree separate works of Robert Fludd, the Atalanta fugiensVoarchadumiathe complete Aurora consurgens amongst others.

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Often it took me many years to heretic someone to translate a work for the series. Can I not just buy them through Amazon or my local bookseller, like any heremtic book?

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There are only a handful of individuals holding complete sets of the Magnum Opus series, as they would have had to sourceworis collecting since the s. Apart from the first few years, I have not sold these through bookstores but only direct to customers. John Sawtre No 9.

Speculum veritatis No 7.

For example, I tried for ten years to find someone to translate the Voarchadumia, before I finally found Paul Ferguson msgnum to undertake this. Foundation course on symbolism How to read alchemical texts Advanced course on alchemical sequences Advanced course on Ripley Scroll Advanced course on Most Holy Trinosophia.

One also has to bear in mind that I will not be able to continue publishing and binding magmum copies for much longer and when I stop publishing the series, it will doubtless become more sought after. Alchemical Compendium No 4. This hand binding in small batches has continued even 34 years later, making for a uniform series.

Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks

The series thus focusses on issuing editions of source material, rather than providing an individual interpretation. Key of Alchemy No Sample pages from some Magnum Opus books. Tillage of Light No 3. Limited edition of signed and numbered copies. Alchemical Symbols No In writing his commentary on the Hermaphrodite Child of the Sun and Moon, Adam McLean has adopted the approach he has taken in his other commentaries to works with emblematic sequences in the Magnum Opus editions – he exposes the structures underlying the symbolism in the emblem sequence rather than rigorously analysing the text.

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Rosie Crucian Crowne No 7. Philipp Sadeler’s Visions of Hell No 2. Can I not just buy them through Amazon or my local bookseller, like any other book?

Frustrated waiting for a particular book to become available?

No 31 The Three Tables of Man – coloured. Speculum veritatis No 7.

The work is divided into twelve sections each headed by an emblematic figure. Brueghel’s Sourcewrks Deadly Sins No 3. Although the text is relatively obscure and impenetrable, the power hedmetic the series of twelve engravings attracted people to hermetiv work, and the fascination of these images still remains with us today.

Alchemical Symbols No When a title goes out of print, people wanting to buy a copy find that the price on secondhand web based sellers such as abebooks will have trebled. The main focus of this present book is to provide for the first time a translation of the text into English, and to suggest ways in which the symbolic sequence of this work can be explored.

Sample pages from some Magnum Opus books. Some of the language is rather challenging, and it is difficult to find the exact terms in modern English for some of the abstruse concepts in this eighteenth century alchemical work. John Sawtre No 9. Alchemical Coins No 3.