Flamel: Alchemical Hieroglyphs

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ALCHEMICAL HIEROGLYPHS

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Nicholas Flamel

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ALCHEMICAL HIEROGLYPHS

of

Nicholas Flamel

Heptangle Books 1980

Alchemical Hieroglyphics. Which Were Caused to Be Painted Upon an Arch in St. Innocents Church Yard in Paris By: Nicholas Flammel.

Printed by Daniel Driscoll of Gillette, New Jersey: Heptangle Books, 1980: first Edition.

Octavo. 94pp. Quarter linen with marbled papered boards and printed paper spine label, b&w illustrations, attractive work in original printed paper wraps.

Fold-out plate of Flammel’s Fresco in the churchyard. As with all Heptangle productions this is a handsome letterpress edition, with rubricated title page.

The English language translation by Eirenæus Orandus was originally published in 1624. A new edition, with Introduction by W. W. Westcott (of Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn) was published in 1889. This edition is a letterpress typeset version of Wescott’s earlier text.

A attractive rare work in original dustwrapper,