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The Hermetic Garden of Daniel Stolcius ( Magnum Opus Hermetic...
STOLCIUS, Daniel ( Translated by Patricia Tahil; Edited with commentary by Adam McLean ).
Edinburgh, Scotland: Magnum Opus Sourceworks , 1980. Hardcover. 8vo. 170pp. Hand bound in brown faux leather with gilt title and author to spine, b&w illustrations. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. Signed by Adam McLean. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series No. 5. A collection of alchemical emblems from the "Hortulus Hermeticus" of Daniel Stolz von Stolzenberg ("Daniel Stolcius" 1600-1660). Stolcius was a physician and a pupil of Michael Maier who wrote several is best known for his emblem book, "Viridarium Chymicum" (1624). His other significant work, the "Hortulus Hermeticus" (1627) comprised 160 emblematic images, each accompanied by a short verse. McLean describes these as providing an "in-depth...  more information
Price: 365.00 USD
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Mosaical Philosophy. Grounded upon the Essential Truth or Eternal Sapience...
FLUDD, Robert ( Translated and edited by Adam McLean ).
Edinburgh, Scotland: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1979. Hardcover. 8vo. 126 pp. Hand bound in brown faux leather, gilt titling to spine, b&w illustrations. Edition limited to 250 copies. Signed by Adam McLean. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series No. 2. Robert Fludd (1574 - 1637), was a prominent English physician, a Rosicrucian with an interest in astrology, natural magic and mysticism, he was greatly influenced by the teachings of Paracelsus. In his book, "Mosaicall Philosophy," Fludd combined core Platonist thought with a fusion of alchemy and Kabbalah, and the work is now considered to be one of the first landmark early works on what is sometimes termed "the...  more information
Price: 350.00 USD
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Johannes Theodorus de Bry and Johan Babtista Grosschedel Von Aicha, edited and translated by Adam McLean.
Edinburgh, Scotland: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1980. Hardcover. 8vo. x + 110 pp. Hand-bound in brown faux leather with gilt titling to spine, frontis, b&w illustrations, fold-out at rear. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series No. 1. The second edition (same format as the first) of the first book in McLean's Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series (the first edition was limited to 100 copies). No statement of limitation is given for the second edition, but it was clearly a very small print run, as the volume is seldom seen. "The Magical Calendar," designed by the great engraver, goldsmith and publisher Theodorus de Bry (1528-1598) is a comprehensive table...  more information
Price: 200.00 USD
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[ Anonimus the Cabalist ] Edited and with a Commentary by Adam McLean.
Edinburgh, Scotland: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1980. Hardcover. 8vo. 138pp. Bound by hand in faux brown leather, gilt titling to spine, printed on blue paper. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. Signed by Adam McLean. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series No. 31. This is a very UNUSUAL COPY of this scarce work with 67 hand coloured illustrations, two personal letters from Adam McLean to the original owner, Edward Bryant - an associate of Aleister Crowley, included with the book. Mr. McLean's artistic talent augments this already wonderful work. Each of the 67 illus. has been hand water colored making this copy an extremely valuable find for the...  more information
Price: 400.00 USD
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The Hermaphrodite Child of the Sun and Moon ( Magnum...
[ Anonymous ] Edited and with an Introduction by Adam McLean, Translated by Mike Brenner.
Glasgow: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1998. Hardcover, 8vo. 112 pp. Hand bound in light brown faux-leather, frontis, b&w illustrations. Edition limited to 300 numbered copies. Signed by Adam McLean. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series No. 26. A translation and examination of an anonymous work originally published in Germany in 1725 under the title "Hermaphroditische Sonn-und Monds-Kind." The book explores themes of birth, destruction, and rebirth, and the search for the Philosopher's Stone through a series of short texts and emblematical figures. 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...  more information
Price: 125.00 USD
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Commentary on the Chymical [ Chemical ] Wedding. With text...
[Anonymous - Johann Valentin Andreae], Edited and with a Commentary by Adam McLean, additional Commentary by Gareth Knight, Translations by Donald McLean and Deidre Green.
Edinburgh: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1984. Hardcover, 8vo. viii + 128pp. Hand bound in brown faux-leather, b&w illustrations. Edition limited to 250 copies. Signed by Adam McLean. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series No. 18. The Foxcroft translation of the "Chymische Hochzeit Christiani Rosencreutzhe," ("The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz"), with commentaries etc. The "Chymische Hochzeit" was the third of the original manifestos of the "Fraternity of the Rose Cross" which is generally ascribed to Johannes Valentinus Andreae (1586-1654), and has been aptly described by Dame Frances Yate's as "a strange alchemical romance." This edition comprises an Introduction by Adam McLean, a translation of "The Chymical Wedding...  more information
Price: 300.00 USD
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A Commentary on Goethe's Fairy Tale ( Magnum Opus Hermetic...
Adam McLean, Text of "Das Märchen" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, translated by Donald MacLean. Edited and with Commentary by Adam McLean.
Edinburgh, Scotland: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1982. Hardcover. 8vo. 60 pp. Hand-bound brown faux leather, gilt titling to spine, b&w illustrations. Edition Limited to 250 numbered copies. Signed by Adam McLean. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks No. 14. The text of Goethe's allegorical tale "Das Märchen" ("The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily") translated and with notes by Donald McLean and a commentary by Adam McLean. First edition: early issue. This copy is typical of the early issues of this work: it has a low number in the sequence of limitation, the binding is a brown patterned faux leather, it has plain light brown endpapers, is printed on...  more information
Price: 150.00 USD
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On the Divine Numbers and the Divine Harmony. Transcribed from...
FLUDD, Robert ( Edited and with introduction by Adam McLean ) ( Translated by General Charles A. Rainsford ).
Glasgow, Scotland: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1997. Hardcover. 8vo. 114 pp. Hand bound by the editor in maroon faux leather, gilt title to spine, illustrated in b&w, bibliography. Number 24 of the Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series. Edition limited to 300 numbered copies. Signed by Adam McLean. "A translation into English of the opening two books of the second volume of Robert Fludd's "Utriusque cosmi historia" - "An account of the Macrocosm and the Microcosm." In this vast tome, issued in five parts during the period 1617-1621, Fludd attempts an encyclopaedic outline and synthesis of the western esoteric ideas on the relationship between the Macrocosm and the...  more information
Price: 300.00 USD
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Edited and with an Introduction by Adam McLean.
Glasgow, Scotland: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 2005. Hardcover. 8vo. (vi), 8pp.+ lii colour plates. Hand bound in brown faux-leather, b&w llustrations. Edition limited to 125 copies - more limited than most titles in this series due to the cost of the colour printing. Signed by Adam McLean. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series No. 30. "This remarkable late 18th century manuscript in the Ferguson collection is an enigmatic and alluring work. It has no text but consists of a series of 52 circular coloured drawings. These appear to depict the cosmos emerging out of chaos. Many of the images show interior worlds, and a number have little animal...  more information
Price: 175.00 USD
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The Paradoxical Emblems of Dionysius Andreas Freher ( Magnum Opus...
Dionysus Andereas Freher, Edited and with an Introduction by Adam McLean.
Edinburgh, Scotland: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1983 . Hardcover. Small 8vo. 170pp. Hand bound in brown faux-leather, b&w llustrations. Edition limited to 250 copies. Signed by Adam McLean. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series No. 16. A collection of 153 Emblems executed by Dionysius Andreas Freher (1649 - 1728) a Christian mystic and writer on alchemy, best known for his writings on Jacob Boehme. The emblems, each of which are accompanied by a short text, are sequential. McLean observes that each "focusses on a simple fundamental spiritual statement," but that they also form a sequence, and can serve as a "coherent integrated system of interior exercises." The present volume...  more information
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Rosicrucian Emblems of Daniel Cramer ( Magnum Opus Hermetic...
CRAMER, Daniel; MCLEAN, Adam ( Edited and Introduced by ) ( Translated by Fiona Tait, signed ).
Edinburgh, Scotland: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1980. Hardcover, 8vo. viii + 66 pp. Hand bound in brown faux-leather, b&w illustrations. Edition limited to 250 copies. This copy signed by Adam McLean and, additionally, on the limitation page, by the translator Fiona Tate. No. 4 of the Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks Series. "Daniel Cramer's Emblems were issued in 1617 during the height of Rosicrucian publishing ... The 40 emblems, arranged in four 'decades', are an eloquent expression of a meditative process centred upon a mystical contemplation of the heart of man. ..... We see the symbol of the heart undergoing various processes, experiencing certain aspirations or emotions, or...  more information
Price: 200.00 USD
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Michael Maier, Edited by Adam McLean, Translation, Preface and Notes by Joscelyn Godwin, with an Introductory Essay by Hildemarie Streich.
Warwickshire, Scotland: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1987. Hardcover. 8vo. 184pp. Hand-bound in brown faux leather, gilt titling to spine, b&w illustrations, tables, index. Edition limited to 250 hand-numbered copies. Signed by Adam McLean. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series No. 22. While Michael Maier's "Atalanta fugiens" (1617) is best known to students of alchemy and hermetica on account of its fifty magnificent emblems, it also has a strong, interwoven musical element, with each of the emblems accompanied by a fugue, or short piece of music, as well as epigrams, discourse, etc. This edition has a special emphasis on the musical element; Joscelyn Godwin has transcribed Maier's music in...  more information
Price: 250.00 USD
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VOARCHADUMIA.
Panteo, Giovanni Agostino.
Glasgow: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 2010. "(as opposed to Alchemy), an Art distinct from both Archemy and Wisdom, with workshop recipes, formulae, calculations and illustrations"; Translated with an Introduction by Paul Ferguson; No. 39 in series; Limited to 200 numbered copies signed by the publisher; Color frontis; Bound in leatherette; 155 pages  more information
Price: 150.00 USD
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Law, William. (tr.)
Edinburgh: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1981. Limited to 250 numbered and signed copies of which this is number 171, A FINE COPY in faux leather, hand-bound. Illustrated. With plates as issued. Octavo. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series No. IX.  more information
Price: 344.00 USD
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Anonimus, the Cabalist.
Edinburgh: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1980. Limited to 250 copies of which this is number 219, signed (15 February, 1980), A FINE VOLUME bound in faux leather as per usual. With all plates and illustrations. Edited, with a Commentary, by Adam McLean. Translated by Patricia Hill. Number 3 in the Magnum Opus series. 137 pages. Octavo.  more information
Price: 377.00 USD
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Dee, John.
Edinburgh: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1982. Limited to 250 hand numbered copies of which this is number 197, A FINE COPY hand-bound in caramel faux leather. Edited, with an Introduction, by Adam McLean, and signed and numbered by him as well. Splendid material on Dee's Enochian system, the lore of the fallen angels, and elemental magick. Octavo.  more information
Price: 588.00 USD
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Andrae, Johann Valentin.
Edinburgh: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1984. Limited to 250 numbered copies of which this is 147, Hand-bound in full faux leather; A FINE COPY. Signed by Adam McLean who wrote the introduction. With an Appendix titled:: "The Parabola of Hinricus Madathanus Theosophus," 128 pages. Octavo.  more information
Price: 366.00 USD
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Law, William. (tr.)
Edinburgh: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1981. Limited to 250 numbered and signed copies, Choice of binding glue has produced the darkening as per usual on the end papers of the early volumes in this series; this copy's setting of the end papers a bit rushed; otherwise, VERY GOOD+ volume in faux leather. Illustrated. With plates as issued. Octavo.  more information
Price: 344.00 USD
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Turner, Robert. (Introduction and annotations)
Edinburgh: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1983. Number 17 in the series. Signed, numbered edition, limited to 250 copies of w, A FINE COPY in custom faux leather, hand-bound, with tables and illustrations. Issued as the first volume in the special Quatercentennial Edition of the Magical Writings of John Dee. Octavo.  more information
Price: 577.00 USD
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McLean, Adam.
Edinburgh: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks Number 11.in the series. Limited to 250 hand numbered, signed copies of which this i, A FINE COPY in McLean's usual hand-bound faux leather binding. Includes the fifteen plates with descriptive commentary on each. Octavo.  more information
Price: 422.00 USD
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