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  • Fama Fraternitatis

  • Confessio Fraternitatis

  • The Chymical Wedding

  • Ara foedaris Theraphici

  • Consideratio brevis

  • Speculum sophicum rhodostauroticum

  • Bacstrom's Rosicrucian society

  • The Rosicrucian Prayer to God - from John Heydon

  • The Secret symbols of the Rosicrucians [In preparation]

  • Michael Maier - Laws of the Fraternity of the Rosy Cross [In preparation - chapters 1-9 only]

  • Vaughan's Preface to the Rosicrucian Manifestos

  • Coloured illustration of the Golden and Rosy Cross [From Secret symbols of the Rosicrucians]

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  • Alchemical texts

    16th Century
    Practical alchemy
    Philosophical alchemy

    17th Century
    Practical alchemy
    Philosophical alchemy

    18th Century
    Practical alchemy
    Philosophical alchemy

    Alchemical poetry

    Alchemical allegories

    Works of Nicolas Flamel
    Works of George Ripley
    Works of Sendivogius
    Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum
    Emerald tablet of Hermes
    Rosicrucian texts
    Literary works
    Texts from Musaeum Hermeticum

    Spanish alchemical texts
    German alchemical texts
    French alchemical texts
    Russian alchemical texts
    Italian alchemical texts