Alchemical material in French
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Source texts:

  • Lettre aux vrais disciples d'Hermès [Transcribed by Philippe Laurent.]
  • Epitre du feu philosophique [Transcribed by Philippe Laurent.]
  • Tripied : du Vitriol Philosophique [Transcribed by Philippe Laurent.]
  • Jean de Labrune: Panacée universelle [transcribed by José Rodríguez.]
  • Crasselame: La Lumière sortant par soi-même des Ténèbres [transcribed by Peter van den Bossche.]
  • Cyrano de Bergerac - Histoire comique des etats et empires du soleil [transcribed by Jerry Bujas]
  • Alchemical texts of Claude Alexandre Seguier (1656-1725) [transcribed by Jöel Tetard]
  • Cyliani - Hermès dévoilé [transcribed by Jerry Bujas]
  • Eyrenee Philalethe - L'Entrée ouverte au Palais fermé du Roi [transcribed by Jerry Bujas]
  • La Fontaine des Amoureux de Science Par Jehan de la Fontaine [transcribed by Jöel Tetard]
  • Bernard Trevisane, La Parole Delaissee [transcribed by Jerry Bujas]
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  • Circulation mineure Urbigerienne [transcribed by Jöel Tetard]
  • Philalethe - Experiences sur la preparation du Mercure des Sages [transcribed by Jöel Tetard]
  • Jean Vauquelin des Yvteaux - De la pierre philosophale [transcribed by Jöel Tetard]
  • Jacques Tol - Le Chemin du Ciel chymique [transcribed by Jöel Tetard]
  • Regles du Philalèthe pour se conduire dans l'œuvre hermétique [transcribed by Mike Dickman]
  • Traité du ciel terrestre - Vinceslas Lavinius de Moravie (1612) [transcribed by José Luis Rodríguez Guerrero]
  • Explication très curieuse des enigmes et figures hierogliphiques... [transcribed by José Luis Rodríguez Guerrero]
  • L'etoile flamboyante [transcribed by José Luis Rodríguez Guerrero]
  • L'Elucidation ou l'Eclaircissement du Testament de Raymund Lulle [transcribed by Gleb Butuzov]

    Articles:

  • L'ouvre Alchimique et la Sainte Messe - Jean-Pierre Bonnerot
  • Alchemy in France today - Jöel Tetard [in English]
  • French books on alchemy in print

    Scholarly Journals:

  • Chrysopoeia

    List of alchemical manuscripts in French Libraries

  • Bibliothèque Nationale
  • Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal
  • Other French Libraries

    Specialist publishers:

  • Editions de Massanne - including the works of Roger Caro