By Mary Anne Atwood
Complete edition (4 parts), fully annotated (>680 footnotes), easy-to-read layout.
Mary Anne Atwood was a noted and influential writer on Hermeticism and spiritual Alchemy. A Suggestive Inquiry is considered to be one of three books which started the influence of the spiritual interpretation of alchemy in early modern Europe. This work offers substantial quotes from a wealth of sources (edition fully annotated with >680 footnotes). This book is well worth reading for all those who wish to study the Hermetic Mystery and Alchemy in its entirety. This complete edition contains all the four parts in one book.Part I. An exoteric view of the Progress and Theory of Alchemy.Part II. A more esoteric consideration of the Hermetic Art and its Mysteries.Part III. Concerning The Laws and Vital Conditions of the Hermetic Experiment.Part IV. The Hermetic Practice.