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Adiramled (Delmar D. Bryant, April 30, 1858 - 1939)

"The Art of Alchemy" or The Generation of Gold. A course of practical lessons in Metallic Transmutations. For the use of Occult Students being a New Illumination. Regarding the Secret Science of the Sages. By: Adiramled (Delmar D. Bryant) 2270 Broadway, New York. R.A.M.S. 1989. 136 pages. (ADIRAMLED: _original.PDF)

"Lessons in the Unfoldment of the Philosopher's Stone". By: Adiramled (Delmar D. Bryant) 2270 Broadway, New York. R.A.M.S. 1990. 168 pages. (UNFOLD: _original.PDF)

Arisleus (413 - 399 BC)

"The Turba Philosophorum." "The Epistle of Arisleus, prefixed to the Words of the Sages, concerning the Purport of this Book, for the Benefit of Posterity". Probably 12th Century. [72 Dictums & Conclusion] 99 pages. (TURBAPHILOSOPHORUM: .doc, .pdf)


"Arcana Divina" ( The Divine Secret ) Anonymous. Published by Dr. G. A. Fuchs in Collected Volumes 1885-1916 of the Provincial Library (Vol. 8, History of Literature, p. 417), and in the Annual Report of the Communal College of Komotau (Bohemia) from a Manuscript from the Ossegg Foundation. R.A.M.S., 1989. 18 pages. (ARCANA: .doc, .pdf)+

"Theoricus Degree." Rosicrucian, Masonic & Alchemical Script. Translated from French & German by: Leone Muller. R.A.M.S. 1985. 161 pages. (THEORICUS: _original.PDF)

"An Old Alchemical Treatise" (Translated out of Latin). R.A.M.S. 1986. 58 pages. [OLD: _original.PDF]

"Correct Usage" An old german alchemical manuscript containing various 'recipes'. Translated by: Christine Banerji. R.A.M.S. 1986. 53 pages. (CORRECTUSAGE: _original.PDF)


S. Bacstrom, trans. (1770-1799)

"Compendium of Alchemical Tracts", from the files of and translated by S. Bacstrom, M.D. R.A.M.S. 1977. 284 pages. (COMPENDIUM: .PDF)

Roger Bacon (c.1214 - 1292)

"Radix Mundi" by Roger Bacon. Translated out of the Latin into English and claused by: William Salmon, professor of physick. R.A.M.S. 1977. 79 pages. (RADIXMUNDI: .doc, .pdf)

"Mirror of Alchimy" composed by the thrice-famous and learned fryer, Roger Bachon, sometimes fellow of Martin Colledge: and afterwards of Brasen-nose Colledge in Oxenforde.; London. Printed by Thomas Creede for Richard Olive. 1597. 63 pages. (MIRRORALCHIMY: .doc, .pdf)

Christian August Becker.

"Das Aceton" (The Acetone) The Secret Spirit of Wine of the Adepts (Spiritus Vini Lulliani s. Philosophici) and Its Medical Appilcation for Chemists and Doctors edited by Dr. Christian August Becker. Second edition with an added Introduction. Heinrichshofen'sche Buchhandlung. 1867 Translation: Leone Muller. R.A.M.S. 1981. 91 pages. (DASACETONE: _original.PDF, .doc)

Monsr. De La Brie

Monsr. De La Brie's "PROCESS for accompllshing The Tincture." Extracted from a French work, entitled, "Histore dee Indies Orlentales." par Moner. Sou chu de Rennefort Admiral. Suivant la copie de Paris. a Leide 1688. 8 vo. Translated by S. BACSTROM, M.D. 1797. R.A.M.S. 1977. 49 pages. (PROCESS: _original.PDF)

David Beuther

"The Transmutation of Base Metals Into Gold and Silver" David Beuther. Guardian of the Mint at Dresden and Expert in the Practice of Alchemy for the Elector of Saxony Universal and Detailed Account, in which: The transmutation of base metals into gold and silver will be explained clearly and precisely, along with an Appendix containing unique alchemical copper-plate prints which reveal the Art from beginning to end and a Preface which documents Beuther’s training and publications, along with those of Dr Johannes Christopher Spregels of the Academy of Hygienic Treatment and Medicine of Hamberg Printed by Samuel Heyl of St Johns Church, Hamburg, 1718. R.A.M.S., 1987. 95 pages. (TRANSMUTATION: .doc, .pdf)+

Christoph Brummet

"Sanguis Naturae" by Christoph Brummet. Or, "A Manifest Declaration of the Sanguine and Solar Congealed Liquor of Nature." Londin 1696. British Musuem MS Slone no. 2037. R.A.M.S. 1981. 91 pages. (SANGUIS: .doc, .pdf) E


Lancelot Colson

"Philosophia Maturata" An exact piece of Philosophy containing The Practick and Operative Part thereof in gaining the Philosopher's Stone. With the Ways and How to Make the Mineral Stone, and the Calcination of Metals. Whereunto is added, A work compiled by St. Dunstan concerning the Philosopher's Stone. And The Experiments of Rulandus and Preparations of Angelo Sala. Published by: Lancelot Colson, Driston. Phys. And Chym. London. Printed for G. Sawbridge and are to be sold at his house upon Clerken-well-Green. 1668. R.A.M.S. 1985. 50 pages. (STDUNSTAN: .doc, .pdf, _raw.RTF, _original.PDF)

Archibald Cochran, 9th Earl of Dundonald (1749 - 1831)

"Alchemy Rediscovered and Restored" by Archibald Cochren. With an account of the extraction of the seed of metals and the preparation of the medicinal elixir according to the practice of the hermetic Art and of the Alkahest of the Philosopher. Philadelphia, David McKay. 1941. [3 Parts, 115 pages. (REDISCOVERED:.doc, .pdf)


"Coelum Philosophorum" or "Faithfull Directions", translated by S. Bacstrom in 1787. This work is thought to have been written by Cramer. R.A.M.S. 1977. 115 pages. (COELUM: .doc)

Cyliani (circa. 1830)

"Hermes Unveiled" by Cyliani, 1831. Translated by: Ivan Cordet. 31 pages. (HERMESUNVEILED: .doc, .pdf)


Sir Kenelm Digby Kt. (1603 -1665)

"Chemical Secrets and Experiments" by Sir Kenelm Digby Kt. Chancellor to Her Majesty The Queen Mother. Translated by George Hartman, London, 1608. A Choice Collection of rare Chemical Secrets and Experiments in Philosohy. 211 pages. R.A.M.S. 1983. (CHEMSECRETS: .doc, .pdf) E


Jean Espagnet (1564-1637)

"Arcanum" or "The Grand Secret of Hermetick Philosophy", Third Edition, by Jean Espagnet. R.A.M.S. 1981. 45 pages. (ARCANUM: .doc, .pdf)

Eudoxus (BC 408 - 355)

"The Six Keys of Eudoxus" by Eudoxus. 9 pages. (SIXKEYSEUDOXUS: .doc, .pdf)

Rabbi Abraham Eleazar (1092 - 1167)

"The Book of Abraham the Jew" Rabbi Abraham Eleazar. A Very Ancient Alchemical Work Which was formerly written by the Author, partly in Latin and Arabian, partly in Chaldee and the Syriac Language and Written Afterwards by one who remains Anonymous. Written for the use and employment of the Lover of the Noble Hermetic Philosophy Jacob Bern. Fran. Exkhart, 1774. RAMS 1982. 92 pages. (ABRAHAM: .doc, .pdf, .jpg)


Johann Friedrich Fleischer (b.1690 - d.1765)

"Chemical Moonshine", by Johann Friedrich Fleischer, "Where in not only is shown the true PHILOSOPHICAL SUBJECT but also how such is to be, sought, and then how such should be prepared", Franckfurt and Leipzig, 1739. R.A.M.S. 1988. 16 pages. (MOONSHINE: .doc, .pdf, .jpg)

John French, Dr. of Physick, London. (circa 1616-1657)

"The Art of Distillation" By John French. London, November 25, 1650. John French (circa 1616-1657) was an English physician who also served as an army doctor. "The Art of Distillation" is thought to be representative of the English chemistry of this period. John French was follower of Paracelsus school of alchemy/chemistry, which was skeptical of certain alchemical traditions yet dedicated to seeking medical uses for various chemicals and compounds. Note the frequent references to Paracelsus in this work. [6 Books]. 181 pages. (ARTDISTILLATION: .doc, .pdf) E


Geber (c.721–c.815)

"Summa Perfectionis" by Geber. Collected and Digested by William Salmon 1644-1713, Professor of Physick. A RAMS 1977 production. 180 pages. (SUMMA: .doc, .pdf)

Johann Grasshoff (? - 1623)

"The Greater and Lesser Edifyer" (Der Grosse und Der Kleine Bauer) by Grasshof. Translated by Robert Firmage. "Aperta Arca Arcani artificiossimi" or "The Revealed and Open Chest of the Greatest of All Most Articial Secret of Nature of The Greater and Lesser Edifyer Together with the Proper and True Physica Naturali Rotunda. Described comprehensively through a Visionem Chymicam Qabalisticam." Hamburg and Stockholm. 1687. RAMS 1984. 150 pages. (GROSSEKLEINE: .doc, .pdf)

Christopher Grummet (1684* - 1696*)
Johann Rudolph Glauber (1604-1670)

Friederich Gualdus

"Revelation of the True Chemical Wisdom" Friederich Gualdus. Published in 1720 by: J. Chymiphilo . Translated by Leone Muller. R.A.M.S., 1989. 46 pages. (CHEMICALWISDOM: .doc, .pdf)+


Hermes Trismegistus (2nd - 3rd Century)

"Hermes" Hermetis Trismegisti Tractatus Aureus. The Golden Work of Hermes Trismegistus, Translated out of Hebrew into Arabick, then into Greek, afterwards into Latin; and now done out of Latin into English, Claused and largely Commented upon by William Salmon, Professor of Physick. 1692. [21 Chapters]. RAMS pre-1981. 151 pages. (HERMES: .doc, .pdf)

John Heydon (1629 - 1667)

"The Holy Guide" by John Heydon b.1629, "Leading the Way to The Wonder of The World". London 1662. R.A.M.S. 1983. 689 pages. (HOLYGUIDE: .doc, .pdf) E

Johan Isaaci Hollandus (1572-1610?)

"Hollandus Medicinal Recipes from his Secrets concerning vegetall and animal work extracted from Three Exact Pieces of Leonard Phioravant. 1652." Translated from German by Leone Muller, 1978. R.A.M.S. 1978. 46 pages. (HOLLANDUS/MEDICINALRECIPES: .doc, .pdf)

"The Mineral Work." Translated from German. R.A.M.S. 1980. 126 pages. (HOLLANDUS/MINERAL: .doc, .pdf)

"The Hand of The Philosophers." Translated from German. R.A.M.S. 1980.42 pages. (HOLLANDUS/PHILOSOPHERSHAND: .doc, .pdf)

"The Stone of Urine." Translated from German. R.A.M.S. 1980. 82 pages. (HOLLANDUS/URINESTONE: .doc, .pdf, .jpg)

"Opera Vegetabile. (The Vegetable Work) Preface by Filius Sendivogii, England, 1659." Translated from German by Leone Muller, 1978. R.A.M.S. 1978. 126 pages. (HOLLANDUS/VEGETABLE: .doc, .jpg)

John Hazelrigg (1860-?)

"The Book of Formulas" by John Hazelrigg, F.H.S. Author of "Metaphysical Astrology”, “The Sun Book” etc. New York. MCMIV. R.A.M.S. 1977. 48 pages. (FORMULAS: .doc, .pdf)

George Hartman, trans. (1608* - 1683*)


Abtala Jurain

"Hyle und Coahyl" by Abtala Jurain, son of Jacob Juran from the Ethiopian translated into Latin - and from Latin translated into the German by Dr. Johann Elias Muller, and from the German in 1983 by Leone Muller. 1732. R.A.M.S. 1983. 72 pages. (HYLEYNDCOAHYL: .doc, .pdf)

Kalid Persica

"Secreta Alchemiae" by Kalid Persica (Kalid ben Jazichi). Written originally in Hebrew, and translated thence into Arabick, and out of Arabick into Latin. Now it being faithfully rendered into English by William Salmon, Professor of Physick. 67 pages. (SECRETA: .doc, .pdf)

Anton Joseph Kirchweger, ed. (d. 1746)

"Golden Chain of Homer" Edited by: Anton Kirchweger. "Annulus Plantonis (Platonic Ring)" or "A Physico-chemico Explanation of Nature including its Origin, Preservation & Destruction from Anton Joseph Kirchweger. Literally printed through the Rosicrucian edition of 1781. Berlin 1921." R.A.M.S. 1984. 498 pages. (GOLDENCHAIN: .doc, .pdf)


Lambspring (1599*)

"The Great Work of the Lapis Sophorum According to Lamspring's Process." Translated from the German by Sigismond Bacstrom, M.D. 1804. 40 pages. R.A.M.S. 1977. (LAMSPRING/LAMSPRINGPROC: .doc, .pdf)

"The Book of Lamspring". A Noble Ancient Philosopher, Concerning the Philosophical Stone; Rendered into Latin Verse by Nicholas Barnaud Delphinas, Doctor of Medicine, a zealous Student of this Art. 29 pages. (LAMSPRING/LAMSPRING: .doc, .pdf)

Henri de LinTaut (1597* - 1610*)

"Friend of the Dawn" (L'Ami de L'Aurore) by Henri de LinTaut, circa 1700. Translator: Wilson Wheatcroft, India, 1982. It was published in the 17th Century from a badly damaged, hand written manuscript by Lintaut. It was later republished in 1978 in old (or Medaeval) French. The original printing is listed in the Arsenal Library under No. 3020. R.A.M.S. 1982. 50 pages. (FRIENDDAWN: .doc, .pdf)

Giovanni baptista Lambi (1566*-1623*)

"A Revelation of the Secret Spirit" by Giovanni baptista Lambi. Declaring the most concealed secret of ALCHEME. Written first in Latin by and Unknown Author, but explained in Italian by John Baptista Lambye, Venetian. Lately translated into English by R. N. E. Gentleman. London 1623. [Preamble, 8 Chapters] R.A.M.S. 1982. 48 pages. (SECRETSPIRIT: .doc, .pdf) E



Cleidophorus Mystagogus (1705*)

"Trifertes Sagani", or "Immortal Dissolvent" by Cleidophorus Mystagogus. [5 Chapters]. R.A.M.S. 1982. 51 pages. (TRIFERTES: .doc, .pdf, .jpg)

Theodorus Mundanus (1684*)

"The Quintessence of the Philosophers" by Theodorus Mundanus. "His answer to W. Dickenson concerning: Quintessence of the Philosophers." British Museum, Sloane 3762. Paris, 10 October, 1684. Liber Nichola Hinckley. 1692. R.A.M.S. 1982. 38 pages. (QUINTESSENCE: .doc, .pdf) E

Albertus Magnus (1193? – 1280)

"Compound of Compounds" by Albertus Magnus. Translated from the French by Lynn Bacarella. [6 Chapters] R.A.M.S. 1977. 30 pages. (COMPOUNDS: .doc, .pdf)

Pico della Mirandola

"De Auro (on gold)" Pico della Mirandola, fr. Translator: Patricia Tahil. R.A.M.S. 1989. Books I, II & III. 78 pages. [DEAURO: _original.PDF, _raw.RTF]


Henry Nollius (1619*)

Hans Nintzel (1932 - 2000)

"A French Alchemical Romance and Adventure" by Hans Nintzel. 1986. 16 pages. Folder includes miscellaneous texts. (NINTZEL: .doc, .mp3, .pdf)

"Alchemy is Alive and Well" by Hans Nintzel, GNOSIS, No. 8, Summer 1988. (NINTZEL: .rtf, .mp3)

"Meditation and Alchemy" by Hans W. Nintzel. TAT Journal Issue 2, Volume 1 Number 2, Winter 1978. (NINTZEL: .rtf, .mp3)

"Tables of Alchemical Symbols and Gematria", including "Glossary of Latin Terms". A collection of Alchemical symbols from several sources, gathered by Hans Ninztel and others starting with a table of Basil Valentine's). To even begin to read the manuscripts from Bacstrom and some others in the R.A.M.S. collection, you will often refer to this symbol table. 32 pages. (SYMBOLS: .doc, .pdf)

"Potpourri Alchemia." An Alchemical Anthology. R,A,M.S. 1985. 253 pages [POTPOURRI1: _original.PDF]

"Potpourri Alchemia. Vol.2" An Alchemical Anthology. R,A,M.S. 1990. 236 pages [POTPOURRI2: _original.PDF]

Edward Nowell

"Certain Chemical Works with the True Practice. Gathered into a True Method." by Edward Nowell. B.M. Sloane #2567. R.A.M.S. 1982. 41 pages. (CHEMICALWORKS: .doc, .pdf, .jpg)



"A Recapitulation" by Orthelius of "A New Light on Chemistry" by Michael Sandivogius. 1654. Translated from the Latin by Patricia Tahil. R.A.M.S., 1986. 21 pages. (NEWLIGHT: _original.PDF, .doc,.pdf)+

Kalid Persica (702?)

Eirenaeus Philalethes, (17th century)

"The Marrow of Alchemy." Being an Experimental Treatise, Discovering The Secret and Most Hidden Mystery of the Philosophers Elixer. Divided into Two Books: The First Containing Four Books Chiefly Illustrating the Theory, The Other Containing Three Books, Elucidating the Pratique of the Art. By Eirenaeus Philoponos Philalethes. London. 1654. R.A.M.S. 1993. 89 pages. [MARROW: _original.PDF]

"Three Tracts of the Great Medicine of the Philosophers for Humane and Metalline Bodies." I. Intituled, Ars Metallorum Metamorphoses, (Metamorphosis of Metals), II. Brevis Manuductio ad Rubinum Coelestem (Brief Guide to the Celestial Ruby), III. Fons Chymical Philosophiae (Fount of Chemical Truth). All written in Latin by Eirenaeus Philalethes Cosmopolita. Translated into English for the Benefit of the Studious, By a Lover of Art and Them. London. Printed and Sold by T. Sowle at the Crooked-Billet in Holy-Well-Lane, Shoreditch. Anno: 1694. R.A.M.S. 1990. 106 pages. [PHILALETHES: .doc, .pdf, _original.PDF]

"The Chemists Key of Henry Nollius." Published by Eugenius Philalethes, London, 1657. S. Bacstrom M.D. "The Chemists Key to shut and Open: As the True Doctrine of the Corruption and Generation in Ten brief Aphorisms~ illustrated with most plain and faithfull commentaries, out of the pure Light of Nature." R.A.M.S. 1977. 38 pages. (CHEMISTSKEY: .doc, .pdf)

John I Pontanus (1571 - 1639)

"Artephius. His Secret Book. The Epistle of John Pontanus". Mentioned in the Preface of Artephius his secret Book. Wherein he bears witness of the Book translated out of the Latin copy Extant in the third of Theatrum Chemicum at the 75th page. Translated out of Latin By William Salmon, Professor of Physick. Faithfully re-typed by a meer student of the Hermetic Art. 1976. 58 pages. (ARTEPHIUS: .doc, .pdf)

Paracelsus (1493-1541)

"The Aurora of the Philosophers" By Philippus Theophrastus Bombast, Paracelsus the Great Which He Otherwise Calls His Monarchia. [20 chapters + notes]. 54 pages. (AURORA: .doc, .pdf)

"The Book Concerning the Tincture of the Philosophers" by Philippus Theophrastus Bombast, Paracelsus the Great From "Paracelsus his Archidoxis". Faithfully and plainly Englished, and Published by, J.H. Oxon. London, Printed for W.S. and are to be sold by Thomas Brewster at the Three Bibles in Pauls Church-yard. 1660. 31 pages. (TINCTURE: .doc, .pdf)

"The Treasure of Treasures" by Paracelsus. As also The Water-Stone of The Wise Men; Describing the matter of, and manner how to attain the universal Tincture. Faithfully Englished. And Published by J.H. Oxon. London, Printed for Giles Calvert, and are to be sold at the Black Spred Eagle, at the West end of Pauls, 1659. 11 pages. (TREASURE: .doc, .pdf)

J.A. Pyrophilus

"Liquor Alcahest" or a discourse of that Immortal Dissolvent of Paracelsus & Helmont. Published in London, in 1675. Published by J.A. Pyrophilus. Attributed to George Starkey. R.A.M.S. 1985. 15 pages. [LIQUOR: _original.PDF]


Quercetanus (c. 1544-1609)

"Treatise on Metallic and Mineral Medicines" by Quercetanus (Joseph Du Chesne). A Collection of the Most Precious and Rare Secrets, Taken from the Manuscripts of the late Monsieur Joseph Du Chesne, Sieur de la Violette, Officer and Physician in Ordinary to the King. Paris, 1641. R.A.M.S. 1986. 84 pages. (QUERCETANUS: .doc, .pdf)



"Liber Ratziel." The Book of Salamonis. (Ratziel, the Herald of the Deity. According to tradition, the wisdom of God and the deepest secrets of the creation were inscribed on a sapphire which is in the keeping of the archangel Ratziel, and this "Book of Ratziel" was given to Adam and handed down through the generations. —Notes on Kabbalah, Colin Low). R.A.M.S. 1983. 82 pages. (RATZIEL: _original.PDF)

Christian Knorr von Rosenroth, publisher. (1636 - 1689)

"Aesch-Mezareph" or "Purifying Fire." The work was first published in Latin in Knorr von Rosenroth's 'Kabbala Denudata', Sulzbach, 1677-1684. A translation into English was issued in W. Wynn Wescott's 'Collectanea Hermetica' series at the end of the 19th century. [8 chapters]. 28 pages. (AESCH:.doc, .pdf)

Baron Alexius Von Ruesenstein

"Selected Chemical Universal and Particular Processes," which Baron Alexius Von RUESENSTEIN Learned on His two Journeys with six Adepts: Gualdo, Schulz, Fauermann, Koller, Fornegg and Monte Schider. Frankfurt and Leipzig, (Peter Conrad Monath) 1754. And now translated from the German: 1988. R.A.M.S. 1989. 136 pages. (RUESENSTEIN: _original.PDF)

Jean Pharamond Rhumelius [c.1600-c.1660]

"The Art of Spagyric Medicine" by John Pharamund Rhumelius. Containing: A Hermetic Compendium, A Chymical Antidote, & A Chymical Therapeutics. Translated from French by: Leone Muller. R.A.M.S. 1986. 118 pages (SPAGYRIC: _original.PDF)

George Ripley (c. 1415-c. 1490)

"Medulla Alchymiae", or "The Marrow of Alchemy". Written in Latin by George Ripley, Canon of Bridlington, which he sent out of Italy anno 1476. To the Arch-Bishop of York. Translated into English by William Salmon, Professor of Physick. 79 pages. (MEDULLA: .doc, .pdf, .jpg)

"The Compound of Alchemy" or "The Ancient Hidden Art of Alchemie; Containing the right and perfect means to make the Philiosophers Stone, Aurum Potabile, with other Excellent Experiments. Divided into Twelve Gates." by George Ripley. Imprinted by Thomas Orwin. London 1591. R.A.M.S. 1982. 85 pages. (COMPOUND: .doc, .pdf)

"Liber Secretissimus" by George Ripley. "The Whole Work of the Composition of the Philosophical Stone and Grand Elixir, and of the First Solution of the Grosse Bodies." R.A.M.S. 1982. 15 pages. (LIBERSECRET: .doc, .pdf)


William Salmon (1644-1713)

John de Monte Snyder (approx. 1625 - 1670)

"Metamorphosis of the Planets" by John de Monte Snyder. "A Wonderful Transmutation of the Planets and Metallic Formes into their first Essence (with an annexed process), being a discovery of the three keys pertinent to the obtaining of the three principes. Likewise in what manner the most generall universal is to be obtained is in many places of this treatise....". 1663, (second ed. 1700). [Preface, 31 Chapters, A Momento] R.A.M.S. 1982. 89 pages. (METAMORPHOSIS: .doc, .pdf)

"Universal and Particular Processes", by John de Monte Snyder, Translated from the Von Ehrenthal Manuscript (1743. Wellcome Institute MS. 2283), 'Montesnyder. De medicina universali'. Apparently an epitome of a work first published in 1662, perhaps made by von Ehrenthal himself. R.A.M.S. 1981. 19 pages. (UNIVERSAL: .doc, .pdf)

Alexander von Suchten (1563* - 1606*)

"Of Antimony Vulgar", The Second Treatise to the Honourable John Baptista van Seebach by Alexander von Suchten. London, 1670. R.A.M.S. 1977. 30 pages. (VULGAR: .doc, .pdf, .jpg) E

William Baron von Schroeder, F.R.S.,

"Instructions Respecting the Art of Transmuting and Ameliorating the Metals" by William Baron von Schroeder, F.R.S., 1684. Published by FR. Roth Scholtzen Nurnberg 1733. Translated from the German by S. Bacstrom M.D., 1797. 42 pages. (TRANSAMEL: .doc, .pdf)

Solinus Saltzthal (1654)

A Discourse of Solinus Saltztal's "Fountain of Philosophical Salt". 1654.
Translated from the Latin by Patricia Tahil. R.A.M.S., 1986. 13 pages. (FOUNTAIN: _original.PDF, .doc,.pdf)+

George Starkey (1628 - 1665)

"Liquor Alcahest" or a discourse of that Immortal Dissolvent of Paracelsus & Helmont. Published in London, in 1675. Published by J.A. Pyrophilus. Attributed to George Starkey. R.A.M.S. 1985. 15 pages. [LIQUOR: _original.PDF]


Solomon Trismosin (1512* - 1582*)

"The Golden Fleece" or "The Flower of Treasures", by that great Philosopher Solomon Trismosin, Master to Paracelsus. "In which is succintly and methodically handled, the Stone of the Philosophers, his excellent effect & admirable Virtues, and the better to attain to the Original & true means of Perfection". R.A.M.S. 1982. 88 pages. (GOLDENFLEECE: .doc, .pdf)

Johan Gottfried Tugel

"Some Processes" of Johan Gottfried Tugel's Experimental Chymistry etc. Leipzig 1766. Translated from the German by: Sigismond Bacstrom, M.D. 1798. R.A.M.S. 1977. 62 pages. (TUGEL: _original.PDF)


Baru Urbigerus (1690*)

"Writings of Urbigerus" Baron Urbigerus. London 1690. R.A.M.S. 1982. 302 pages. (URBIGERUS: .doc, 01-09.pdf)


Blaise Vignere (1523 - 1596)

"A Discourse on Fire and Salt" Discovering Many Secret Mysteries, aswell Philosophicall, as Theologicall by Lord Blaise of Vigenere. London. 1649. R.A.M.S. 1981. 166 pages. (FIREANDSALT: .doc, .pdf) E

Basil Valentine (1394 - ???)

"The Triumphal Chariot of Antimony" by Basilius Valentinus (Basil Valentine). A key work studied by students of the art of Alchemy. WITH THE COMMENTARY OF THEODORE KIRCKRINGIUS, A Doctor of Medicine. First published Leipsig, 1604. Further editions in German were issued in 1611, 1624, 1676 and 1757. A Latin edition was published in 1646. An English version was published in 1660, and there were also 1667, 1678 and 1685 editions. 177 pages. (TRIUMPHALCHARIOT: .doc, .pdf) E

"The Last Will and Testament of Basil Valentine". Monke of the Order of St. Bennet. To which is added two Tracts: The first declaring his Manual Operations; The Second showing Things Natural & Supernatural. London. Printed by S.G. and B.G. for Edward Brewster, and to be sold at the Sign of the Crane in St. Paul's Church Yard. 1672. R.A.M.S. 1986. 436 pages. [LASTWILL: _original.PDF]


Count Stefan C. Walewski

"A System of Causasian Yoga" by Count Stefan C. Walewski. New and Revised Edition. (The Falcon's Wing Press, Indian Hills, Colorado, 1955. 1st ed.) R.A.M.S. 1990. 82 pages. [CAUCASIAN: _original.PDF]

Baron George Von Welling (c.1652 - 1727)

"Philosophy of The Universe" or a General System of Chymical, Metaphysical, & Mathmatic Knowledge in which The Origin, natural properties of The Three Principles of Nature are Fully described. The Production & Maturation of Metals & Minerals. A Complete Treatise upon The Wisdom of God & The Excellency of Nature. With a General Key Enriched with a Great Variety of Metaphysical, Mathematical & Theosophic Figures. Forming a Complete Treatise upon The Abstract & Useful Arts & Sciences. Translated from the Original German of Baron George Von Welling, and Carefully corrected and Revised by: Francis Barrett F.R.C. (with Additional Notes & Observations) London June 1801. R.A.M.S. 1989. 175 pages. (WELLING: _original.PDF)

* = date based on published titles. Manuscript dates that are published are used as an approximation, hence the dates are not birth and death years but years of publication.

R.A.M.S. Titles excluded from Author

"Aurifontina Chymica" or "A collection of 14 Small Treatises Concerning the First Matter of Philosophers"; Translated by John Houpreght. London, 1680. R.A.M.S. 1981. 96 pages. (AURIFONTINA: .doc, .pdf) E

"Diverse Alchemical Tracts". R.A.M.S. 1982. 62 pages. (DIVERSETRACTS: .doc, .pdf)

"Three Tracts" R.A.M.S. 1982. 35 pages. (THREETRACTS: .doc, .pdf)

Frier Roger Bacon, Of the medicine or tincture of antimony; Mr. John Isaac Holland, his Work of Saturn; and Alex. Van Suchten, Of the Secrets of Antimony. Translated out of high Dutch by Daniel Cable. London, Printed, and are to be Sold by Moses Pitt at the White Hart in Little Britain, 1671. 37 pages. (CABLE: .doc, .pdf) E