The great illuminist, Rosicrucian, and Freemason who termed himself the Comte de St. Germain is one of the most baffling personalities of modern history. His activities are traceable for more than one hundred: years between 1710 and 1822, leading Frederick the Great to refer to him as "the man who does not die." An outstanding scholar and linguist ...Read MoreThe great illuminist, Rosicrucian, and Freemason who termed himself the Comte de St. Germain is one of the most baffling personalities of modern history. His activities are traceable for more than one hundred: years between 1710 and 1822, leading Frederick the Great to refer to him as "the man who does not die." An outstanding scholar and linguist, a great musician and painter, as well as a chemist with skill so profound he could change base metals into gold, he was also enormously wealthy and was on intimate terms with the crowned heads of Europe. Nothing is known about the source of St. Germain's occult knowledge; he merely admitted he was obeying the orders of a power higher than himself, saying that his father was the Secret Doctrine and his mother the Mysteries.Read Less
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Complete Photostatic fcsimle from the Original Manuscript in the Bibliotheque De Troyes. Near Fine in Very Good (in mylar) jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Immaculate textblock and binding; Unclipped, gently spine-sunned dust jacket with couple edge tears, chipping to corners and spine extremities. 149p.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book is in very good condition with bumping to edges of boards; light shelf wear to top/bottom of spine; interior with some creasing, couple marks, light use; otherwise book is very nice. Jacket is very good with shelf wear to edges including several small closed tears, couple tiny chips, light creases; wraps with light rubbing and shelf wear including a few scuffs and dings; bit dirty with several marks; otherwise jacket in great shape with nice color, overall lighty used.
Good in good dust jacket. BR6-DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling, chipping, crease, and some tears on the edges and corners, 1"x1" peeled portion on the front inside flap with some scraping, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has some chipping on the cover edges, some light stains on the page edges, previous owner's name and year written on the front loose endpaper, wrinkling and crease on the right side of the first couple of pages, some underlining and writing, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise good. Illustrated with a complete photostatic facsimile from the original manuscript in the bibliotheque de troyes.
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