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Alchemical Mercurius - Paul Cowlan. Signed.


Self-published booklet on the presiding genius of alchemy;  Hermes, god of riddles, tricks and secrets. 

Written by a practising spiritual alchemist of over thirty years, this small self-published book is a detailed look at the attributes, forms and icography of Hermes - Mercury.  tutelary wheeler-dealer deity of change,  trade, thieves and market places. This book unpacks his qualities, symbols, aspects and attributes through the canon of alchemical works.  Paul Cowlan has a firm grasp of the many aspects of the subject and has the unusual ability to convey the complexity of meanings and iconography in an engaging, clear style. He is a writer based in Germany  who also a regular speaker in the Treadwells lecture series. This booklet is exlusive to Treadwell's.

Frankfurt: Alembic, 2015. Stapled booklet, 99 pages. New. Signed by the author.