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Alchemy

by Stanislas Klossowski de Rola | 04 February 2013
Category: Religion
This new and completely redesigned edition creates a colourful and vibrant guide to the secret art. Klossowski de Rola elucidates the mysterious language and polyvalent symbolism from a variety of perspectives - practical, spiritual, elemental and historical - and explains how the true alchemist differs from the modern chemist and the false practitioner. Gold is only a by-product and emblem of the Great Work of the alchemist. The latter part of the book comprises the full text of a seventeenth-century exposition upon an alchemist's dream-poem, and five richly illustrated 'Themes' sections, reproducing full sequences of alchemical thought, art and paraphernalia.
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This new and completely redesigned edition creates a colourful and vibrant guide to the secret art. Klossowski de Rola elucidates the mysterious language and polyvalent symbolism from a variety of perspectives - practical, spiritual, elemental and historical - and explains how the true alchemist differs from the modern chemist and the false practitioner. Gold is only a by-product and emblem of the Great Work of the alchemist. The latter part of the book comprises the full text of a seventeenth-century exposition upon an alchemist's dream-poem, and five richly illustrated 'Themes' sections, reproducing full sequences of alchemical thought, art and paraphernalia.
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€11.15
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Delivery in 5 - 7 working days
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Quantity:
33 Reward Points

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This new and completely redesigned edition creates a colourful and vibrant guide to the secret art. Klossowski de Rola elucidates the mysterious language and polyvalent symbolism from a variety of perspectives - practical, spiritual, elemental and historical - and explains how the true alchemist differs from the modern chemist and the false practitioner. Gold is only a by-product and emblem of the Great Work of the alchemist. The latter part of the book comprises the full text of a seventeenth-century exposition upon an alchemist's dream-poem, and five richly illustrated 'Themes' sections, reproducing full sequences of alchemical thought, art and paraphernalia.

Product Details

Alchemy

ISBN9780500810552

Format

PublisherTHAMES AND HUDSON (04 February. 2013)

No. of Pages128

Weight320

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 210 x 145 x 13