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The Hermetic Triumph

Le triomphe hermetique, ou La pierre philosophale victorieuse. Traitté plus complet & plus intelligible, qu'il en ait eu jusques ici, touchant le magistère hermetique. Amsterdam: chez Henry Wetstein, 1689. [A number of editions were subsequently published in French, German and English.]
The Hermetical Triumph: or, The Victorious Philosophical Stone. A Treatise more compleat and more intelligible than any has been yet, concerning The Hermetical Magistery. Translated from the French... London 1723.
Transcribed by Jerry Bujas.

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