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OCCLITH: Labyrinthus Archidoxæ. Florilegium of the arcane sciences in seven volumes - Joseph Uccello

OCCLITH: Labyrinthus Archidoxæ. Florilegium of the arcane sciences in seven volumes - Joseph Uccello

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OCCLITH Labyrinthus Archidoxæ 
Florilegium of the arcane sciences in seven volumes, numbered 0–6. 

Ancient Magical, alchemical and hermetic texts on the creation, uses, attributes and implications of artificial human beings, & related Matters. 

And if thou wilt see and behold this Workman, even by mortal things that are upon Earth, and in the deep, consider, O Son, how Man is made and framed in the Womb; and examine diligently the skill, and cunning of the Workman, and learn who it was that wrought and fashioned the beautiful and Divine shape of Man… 
—Divine Pymander 

Richmond Vista, CA: The Viatorium Press & Three Hands Press, Autumnal Equinox 2016. First Edition [ Homonkulus ]. Hardcover. Large octavo. 288pp. Original brown cloth with blind stamped lettering to cover and spine and half size folded printed dust jacket, which ingeniusly folds out into a 23 x 17 inch frameable b&w poster. Frontis and b&w illustrations. Issued in 4 editions (bindings), this Homonkuls edition limited to 555 hand-numbered copies.

From the Three Hands Press in collaboration with The Viatorium Press & Ouroboros Press, and in the spirit of furthering the modern tradition of the Magical Book, " Occlith 1: Codex Homunculi" takes the artificially-created anthropoid as its theme and gathers together some of the most obscure and ancient texts hermeticism on what is arguably one of the most taboo and heretical operations of the Alchemical Art.

Although some of the treatises represented, such as those of Paracelsus, are well known, other texts are translated here for the very first time. Contents include: New English Translations Theophrastus von Hohenheim (Paracelsus): Liber de Homunculis Liber de Imaginibus Liber de Natis Animalibus ex Sodomia Ex Libro de Imaginatione Gerhard Dorn: Dictionarium Theophrasti Paracelsi: Homunculus Alonso Tostado: Librum Paradoxarum: Paradoxon Primum pseudo-Plato: Liber Vaccæ Heinrich Khunrath: The Hermaphrodite Jabir ibn Hayyan: takwn (Kitab al-tajmi?) Muhammad ibn Umail: Kitab H.all ar-Rumuz Zhang Boduan, Wu Shouyang: The Embryo of Sainthood Early Modern English Translations Paracelsus: Of the Generations of Naturall Things Oswald Croll: Præfatio Admonitoria, chs. ii, iii Michael Sendivogius: A New Light of Alchymie Jakob Böhme: The Shaping of the Magical Child Hermes Mercurius Trismegistus: The Divine Pymander · Asclepius Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim: de Occulta Philosophia Libri iii. Appears unread, thus a tight, clean Fine copy in Fine dust jacket. Out of print and scarce, as are all books in this series.

Table of Contents:
New English Translations Theophrastus von Hohenheim (Paracelsus): 
– i Liber de Homunculis 
– ii Liber de Imaginibus 
– iii Liber de Natis Animalibus ex Sodomia 
– iv Ex Libro de Imaginatione Gerhard Dorn: 
– v Dictionarium Theophrasti Paracelsi: Homunculus Alonso Tostado: 
– vi Librum Paradoxarum: Paradoxon Primum pseudo-Plato: 
– vii Liber Vaccæ Heinrich Khunrath: 
– viii The Hermaphrodite Jābir ibn Hayyān: 
– ix takwn (Kitāb al-tajmīʿ) Muhammad ibn Umail: 
– x Kitāb H.all ar-Rumūz Zhang Boduan, Wu Shouyang: 
– xi The Embryo of Sainthood Early Modern English Translations Paracelsus: 
– 1 Of the Generations of Naturall Things Oswald Croll: 
– 2 Præfatio Admonitoria, chs. ii, iii Michael Sendivogius: 
– 3 A New Light of Alchymie Jakob Böhme: 
– 4 The Shaping of the Magical Child Hermes Mercurius Trismegistus: 
– 5 The Divine Pymander·Asclepius Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim: 
– 6 de Occulta Philosophia Libri iii Appendix Illustrations·References

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