Recommended Reading on Alchemy

The history of the Emerald Tablets is strange and beyond the belief of modern scientists. Their antiquity is stupendous, dating back some 36,000 years B.C. The author is Thoth, an Atlantean Priest-King who founded a colony in ancient Egypt, wrote the Emerald Tablets in his native Atlantean language which was translated by Dr. Michael Doreal.

Black softcover, 550 + 4 pages, footnotes, 3 appendixes, 43 b/w illustrations with captions. *** Topics include: History and monuments of alchemy. Medieval alchemy. Alchemical laboratory. Hermetic cabala. Spagyrics. Salamander of Lisieux. Alchemical myth of Adam and Eve. Louis d’Estissac. Spells and wonders of castle of Dampierre. More. *** Originally published 1929

‘The Book of Secrets of Albertus Magnus: Of the virtues of herbs, stones and certain beasts, also a book of the marvels of the world,’ edited by Best and Brightman is a very interesting 128 page paperback English edition of a text, which was originally published in the 16th century and attributed to 12th century bishop Albertus Magnus.