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This was my edition of the large early 17th century engraving called the Magical Calendar. Investment opportunity As with any limited edition item, the Magnum Opus books appear now to be a good investment opportunity.

Prognostications of Paracelsus No 5. So these are no mass market books, but instead are hand crafted.

These were the days before personal computers, and having no money for professional printing, I had to devise my own printing and hand binding techniques. Also I had to do much primary research, visiting many libraries seeking rare manuscript material. Sample pages from some Magnum Opus books. Alchemical Symbols Sourcewors Rosie Crucian Crowne No 7. Brueghel’s Seven Deadly Sins No 3. Apart from the first few years, I have not sold these through bookstores but only direct to customers.

Why buy these books when so much is available free on the internet? 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. People buying copies today will find that, if sourceworjs are prepared to hold on to these for some years, then the price will increase considerably.


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It sold out rather quickly, so I pushed on with some other works. Alchemical Symbols No Frustrated waiting for a particular book to become available? They were never sold through book dealers, but only by direct mail order. Book of Lambspring Coloured No 6. Limited edition of signed and numbered copies. Zoroaster’s Serie No One also has to bear in mind that I will not be able to continue publishing and binding up copies for much longer and when I stop publishing the series, it will doubtless become more sought oups.

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.

Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks

Golden Age No 2. Often it took me many years to find someone to translate a work for the series. Prognostications of Paracelsus No 5. Sample pages from some Magnum Opus books. Zoroaster’s Cave No 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.


John Sawtre No 9. Frustrated waiting for a particular book to become available?

Philipp Sadeler’s Visions of Hell No 2. Though most other contemporary publishers of alchemical books merely reprint editions from the late 19th and early 20th century revival of interest in alchemy, sojrceworks Magnum Opus series has always sought out important alchemical works in manuscript and printed books that are not available in English editions.

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Mystical Alchemy No 2. Aourceworks book also includes the original German text, so that people who know German can make their own alternative reading of passages.

What Magnum Opus books are available right now to buy? The main focus of this present book is to provide for the matnum time a translation of the text into English, and to suggest ways in which the symbolic sequence of this work can be explored.

The text of these sections begins with an ‘explanation of the figure’, followed by a short verse, a ‘paragraph’ with its ‘explanation’, and lastly a ‘canon’ or short verse sourcrworks its ‘explanation’. Key of Alchemy No