Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it ava
Description: The Mirror of Alchemy, composed by the famous Friar, Roger Bacon, sometime fellow of Martin College and Brasen-nase College in Oxenforde.
Description: The Treasure of Treasures for Alchemists.
Description: Philosopher of the Monarchia, Prince of Spagyrists, Chief Astronomer, Surpassing Physician, and Trismegistus of Mechanical Arcana.
Description: The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, religion, folkl
Description: Roger Bacon was an English philosopher and Franciscan friar who was one of the first people to study alchemy. Bacon also studied nature through empirical methods. This edition of Bacon’s Tract on the Tincture and Oil of Antimony includes a ta
Description: One of the best known works of Paracelsus is this Q-&-A-like catechism that offers every answer to the most important questions concerning alchemy.
This book is not a cheap scanned version of the original but has been completely digitally re
Description: THE HISTORY OF THE PENNSYLVANIA GERMANS is a most interesting subject. It began more than three hundred years ago, and the end is not in sight. One of many things to be remembered about the people called Pennsylvania Germans (or Dutch), is th
Description: A book of old Pennsylvania German folklore and superstitions from the Journal of American Folklore. Includes help on pronouncing the names.
Description: Written by a Pennsylvania Dutch healer in the 1820s, this book is a rambling collection of rural home remedies and folk invocations. Pow-wow is a unique creole of Christian theology and a shamanistic belief system. It is still practiced in so
Description: Hebrew achievements in the sphere of religion and ethics are only thrown into stronger relief when studied against their contemporary background.
Description: he Enuma Elish (The Epic of Creation)
translated by L. W. King
When in the height heaven was not named, And the earth beneath did not yet bear a name, And the primeval Apsu, who begat them, And chaos, Tiamut, the mother of them both Their waters were mingled together, And no field was formed, no marsh was to be seen.
The great Assyrian poem, or series of legends, which narrates the story of the Creation of the world and man, was termed by the Assyrians and...
Description: THIS brochure, The Babylonian Story of the Deluge and the Epic of Gilgamish, was originally written by the late Keeper of the Department, SIR ERNEST WALLIS BUDGE, LITT.D., F.S.A. It is now re-issued in a revised form, rendered necessary by th
Description: This, the earliest known written legal code, was composed about 1780 B.C.E. by Hammurabi, the ruler of Bablyon. This text was excavated in 1901; it was carved on an eight foot high stone monolith.
Description: Descent Of The Goddess Ishtar Into The Lower World From The Civilization Of Babylonia And Assyria, M. Jastrow.
Description: This volume of the Myths and Legends series covers the still nascent subject of ancient Near Eastern mythology. Because the primary documents had only been deciphered a few decades prior to the writing of this book, Mackenzie necessarily has