300 A.D.

300 A.D. “Treatise” by Zosimos of Panoplis


700 A.D.

700 A.D. “Poem Of The Philosopher Theophrastos Upon the Sacred Art”


1100’s

1150 “Secret Book Of Artephius”

1182 “The Book Of Morienus”


1200’s

1250 Bacon – “Speculum Alchymiae”

1250 Bacon – “The Root Of The World”

1250 Bacon – “Tract On The Tincture Oil Of Antimony”

1260 Magnus – “Compound Of Compounds”

1260 Magnus – “On Union With God”

1270 Bacon – “The Mirror Of Alchemy”

1292 Bacon – “Radix Mundi”

1299 Arnold de Villa Nova – “A Chymicall Treatise”

1299 Arnold de Villa Nova – “Epistle To The King Of Naples”

1299 Arnold de Villa Nova – “Rosarium Philosophorum”


1300’s

1300 Lully – “Clavicula”

1300 Lully – “Testament”

1339 Bonus – “The New Pearl Of Great Price”


1400’s

1400 Flamel – “Hieroglyphics”

1400 Flamel – “Summary Of Philosophy”

1400 Flamel – “A Short Tract”

1413 “Allegory Of John Of The Fountain”

1423 “A Tract Of Great Price Concerning The Philosophical Stone”

1445 Nowell – “Certain Chemical Works”

1450 “The Text Of Alchemy And The Green Dream”

1471 Ripley – “Twelve Gates”

1473 Ripley – “Bosome Book”

1475 Aurach – “Donum Dei”

1476 Ripley – “A Treatise Of Mercury And The Philosopher’s Stone”

1476 Ripley – “Medulla Alchymiae”

1480 Trevisan – “Verbum Dismissum”


1500’s

1503 “Concerning The Material Of The Stone In General”

1518 Ficinus – “Book Of The Chemical Art”

1526 “The Glory Of The World”

1527 “The Virtuous Book Of Distillation Of The Waters Of All Manner Of Herbs”

1531 Geber – “Discovery Of Secrets”

1531 Geber – “Of Furnaces”

1531 Geber – “Summa Perfectionis”

1536 Paracelsus – “An Explanation Of The Natural Philosopher’s Tincture”

1536 Paracelsus – “Coelum Philosophorum”

1536 Paracelsus – “The Aurora Of The Philosophers”

1536 Paracelsus – “The Treasure Of Treasures For Alchemists”

1536 Paracelsus – “The Book Concerning The Tincture Of The Philosophers”

1536 Paracelsus – “The Book Of The Revelations Of Hermes Concerning The Supreme Secret Of The World”

1536 Paracelsus – “A Short Catechism Of Alchemy”

1557 Bloomfield – “Bloomfield’s Blossoms”

1561 Efferarius – “The True Method For Confecting The Stone Of The Philosophers”

1570 Beuther – “The Transmutation Of Base Metals Into Gold And Silver”

1570 von Suchten – “Of The Secrets Of Antimony”

1570 von Suchten – “Of Antimony Vulgar”

1572 “Turba Philosophorum”

1582 “Splendor Solis”


1600’s

1600 “The Table Of Rich Inventions”

1602 Cibinensis – “An Alchemical Mass”

1602 “The Duenech Allegory”

1604 Valentine – “Triumphal Chariot Of Antimony”

1607 Figulus – “A Corollary Concerning Hyle”

1607 Figulus – “A Golden And Blessed Casket Of Nature’s Marvels”

1607 Figulus – “Man, The Best And Most Perfect Of God’s Creatures”

1607 von Brachel – “Aurum Potable”

1608 Sendivogius – “The New Chemical Light”

1608 “Certain Verses Of An Unknown Writer Concerning The Great Work Of The Tincture”

1610 Anthony – “Receipt Of His Most Excellent Medicine Called Aurum Potable”

1610 “Tractatus Aureusi”

1610 Forman – “Of The Division Of Chaos”

1611 Rawlin – “A Magicall Aenigma”

1612 “The True Book Of The Learned Greek Abbot Synesius”

1613 Greverus – “The Truest And Most Noble Secret”

1614 “Rosicrusian Fama Fraternitatis”

1615 “Rosicrucian Confessio Fraternitatis”

1616 “Rosicrusian Altar Of The Theraphic Tie”

1617 Maier – “A Subtle Allegory Concerning The Secrets Of Alchemy”

1618 Valentine – “Twelve Keys”

1618 Schweighardt – “Speculum Sophicum Rhodostauroticum”

1619 “Parabola Of Mars de Busto Nicenas”

1623 “The Hermetic Arcanum”

1625 “The Golden Age Restored”

1625 Barnaud – “The Book Of Lambspring”

1625 “Book Of Alze”

1627 Bacon – “The Making Of Gold”

1627 Bacon – “Experiments Touching Sulphur And Mercury”

1627 Bacon – “New Atlantis”

1629 “Muller’s Letter Written To The Earl Of Argyle Containing The Whole Work”

1638 Agricola – “Treatise On Gold”

1641 Du Chesne – “Treatise On Metallic Medicine”

1646 Belin – “Verse”

1648 Rhumelius – “Spagyric Medicine”

1651 Vaughan – “Aula Lucis”

1651 French – “The Art Of Distillation”

1652 Hollandus – “De Lapide Philosophorum”

1652 “Liber Patris Sapientiae”

1654 “Solinus Saltzthal”

1657 “Sal, Lumen, Et Spiritus Mundi Philosophici”

1659 Hollandus – “Opus Alchymiae”

1659 Hollandus – “The Hand Of The Philosophers”

1659 Pontanus – “Epistle On The Mineral Fire”

1661 Neuman – “On Nitre”

1666 Santinelli – “The Light Coming Out Of The Darkness By Its Own”

1667 Philalethes – “An Open Entrance To The Closed Palace Of The King”

1667 “Zoroaster’s Cave”

1679 “A Dialogue or Questions Put By An Adept Master To A Certain Scholar With His Answers”

1668 Philalethes – “A Brief Guide To The Celestial Ruby”

1668 Philalethes – “Fount Of Chemical Truth”

1668 Philalethes – “Metamorphosis Of Metals”

1668 St. Dunstan – “On The Stone Of The Philosophers And The Experiments Of Rumelius”

1668 St. Dunstan – “Philosophia Maturata”

1670 Helvetius – “Golden Calf”

1670 Hollandus – “A Work Of Saturn”

1670 Kalid Ben Jazichi – “Secreta Alchymiae”

1671 Valentine – “Last Will And Testament”

1672 “The Universal Process Of A Dying Cappucine Monk”

1674 “The Tomb Of Semiramis”

1677 “Aesch Mezareph”

1677 Mynsicht – “Aureum Seculum”

1677 “The Only True Way”

1678 Mehung – “A Demonstration Of Nature”

1680 Becher – “Magnalia Naturae”

1680 “Hydropyrographum Hermeticum”

1680 “The Privy Seal Of Secrets”

1683 Mundanus – “The Quintessence Of The Philosophers”

1683 Philalethes – “The Secret Of The Immortal Liquor Called Alkahest”

1683 “The Practice Of Lights”

1683 “Praecipiolum”

1684 von Schroeder – “Instructions Respecting The Art Of Transmuting And Ameliorating The Metals”

1687 van Helmont – “153 Chymical Aphorisms”

1688 “The Words Of Father Aristeus To His Son”

1688 “Letter To The True Disciples Of Hermes”

1690 Urbigerus – “Aphorisms Of Urbigerus”

1690 Urbigerus – “Circulatum Minus Of Urbigerus”

1690 Urbigerus – “How To Philosophically Prepare The Universal Medicine”

1694 Puli – “Centrum Naturae Concentratum”

1696 Grummet – “Sanguis Naturae”

1697 “A Conference Betwixt Philochrysus And Philadelphus On The Philadelphian Gold”


1700’s

1700 Freher – “The Process In The Philosophical Work”

1705 Yworth – “Immortal Dissolvent”

1714 “A Short Enquiry Concerning The Hermetic Art”

1720 Gualdus – “Revelation Of The True Chemical Wisdom”

1723 “The Golden Chain Of Homer”

1732 Alard – “Hyle And Coahyl”

1739 Fleischer – “Chemical Moonshine”

1741 Grasshoff – “The Open Ark or Casket Of The Small Peasant”

1752 L.C.S. – “Hermaphrodite Child Of The Sun And Moon”

1753 Boerhaave – “A New Method Of Chemistry, Third Edition”

1756 “Abbot Clairai”

1763 Kerdanec de Pornic – “Book Of 22 Hermetic Leaflets”

1774 “The Book Of Abraham The Jew”

1780 Eckartshausen – “Two Prayers For Alchemists”

1782 I.C.H. – “Hermes Trismegistus Old And True Natural Path”

1784 Grassot – “Light Out Of Chaos”

1791 “Letters Of Michael Sendivogius To The Roseycrusian Society Found In An Old Manuscript By Ebenezer Sibly M.D.”

1797 Bacstrom – “Comments On Hollandus”

1797 Bacstrom – “On Short Processes”

1797 Bacstrom – “Other Secrets”

1797 Bacstrom – “Rosicrucian Aphorisms And Process”

1797 Bacstrom – “The Short Process Judicated”

1797 “The Process Of The American Adept”


1800’s

1803 Grassot – “Enigma On The Subject Of The Philosophers”

1804 Bacstrom – “Lapis De Tribus A Short Work Which Agrees With Miriam The Prophetess”

1831 Cyliani – “Hermes Unveiled”

1837 Ainsworth – “Poem”


Unknown Year of Origin

“The Emerald Tablet”

“The Sophic Hydrolith”

“The Work Of Miriam The Prophetess”

“Epistle by Antonio Abbatia”

“A Magnificent And Select Tract On Philosophical Water”

“A Brief Outline Of The Whole Philosophia Particulari Demonstrativa”

“On The Philosopher’s Stone”

“The Natural Round Physick Or Philosophy Of The Alchymical Cabalistical Vision”

“Hermes Bird Prose”

“A Letter Communicated By Prince Federick Duke Of Halsatia & Sleswick Concerning An Adept And Relates Things Strange And Unheard Of”

“Parabola Of Madathanus”

“A List Of Many Secrets Which Will Be Of Great Use To Those Who Have Made Medicine & Surgery Their Profession”

“A Way To Operate The Elixir”

“The Glaive Of Mars”

“About The Virtues And Properties Of Antimony And How To Prepare From It Aurum Potable”

“The Art Of Generating M or Q”

“Aphorisms Concerning The Universal Salt Of Nature”

“An Anonymous Treatise Concerning The Philosopher’s Stone”

“The Divine Secret”

“Six Keys Of Eudoxos”

“Recreations Hermetique”

“Testament Of Cremer”

“The Psalter Of Hermophile”

“Of The Alcahest Or Universal Menstruum”