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Alchemy & Mysticism

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Description for Alchemy & Mysticism Hardcover. Num Pages: 576 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: VXWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 151 x 39. Weight in Grams: 1370.

The Hermetic Museum takes readers on a magical mystery tour spanning an arc from the medieval cosmogram and images of Christian mysticism, through the fascinating world of alchemy to the art of the Romantic era. The enigmatic hieroglyphs of cabalists, Rosicrucians, and freemasons are shown to be closely linked with the early scientific illustrations in the fields of medicine, chemistry, optics, and color theory.
Even for those with no knowledge of the fascinating history of alchemy, this book is a delight to explore. Each richly illustrated chapter begins with an introduction and quotes from alchemists by specialist Alexander Roob. ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
TASCHEN Gmbh
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
Number of Pages
576
Place of Publication
Cologne, Germany
ISBN
9783836549363
SKU
V9783836549363
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Ref
99-50

About Alexander Roob
Alexander Roob taught graphics and painting at the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg and the State Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart. In 2005 he co-founded the Melton Prior Institute in Düsseldorf, which specializes in the history of pictorial journalism and print culture.

Reviews for Alchemy & Mysticism
“Captures the incredibly rich artistic tradition of alchemy.”
Seattle Weekly

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