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Table of Contents
                            BOOK COVER
HALF-TITLE
TITLE
COPYRIGHT
CONTENTS
FOREWORD
PREFACE
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
INTRODUCTION
	The mercurial nature of symbols
	The Harley Splendor Solis
		The author in historical context
		The illuminated paintings
	Paracelsus and the nature of the soul
	Alchemy in medieval and Renaissance Europe
	Islamic alchemy
	Alchemy in classical Greece and post-classical Alexandria
	The ancient roots of alchemy
	Alchemy and modern depth psychology
THE FIRST SERIES
	Plate I–1 A Sick Sun and a Healthy Sun
	Plate I-2 Setting Out on a Journey
	Plate I-3 The Inner Quest
	Plate I-4 The King and the Queen
	Plate I-5 Digging for Gold
	Plate I-6 The Philosophical Tree
	Plate I-7 The Drowning King
	Plate I-8 The Ethiopian
	Plate I-9 The Hermaphrodite
	Plate I-10 The Golden Head
	Plate I-11 The Alchemist in the Bath
THE SECOND SERIES
	Introduction
	Plate II-1 The Heart of the Dragon
	Plate II-2 Three Birds
	Plate II-3 A Three-Headed Bird
	Plate II-4 A Three-Headed Dragon
	Plate II-5 The Peacock
	Plate II-6 The Muse
	Plate II-7 The New Sun as Inner Light
	The process in the Second Series
THE THIRD SERIES
	Introduction
	Plate III-1 The Dark Sun
	Plate III–2 Children at Play
	PlateIII-3 Women Washing
	Plate III-4 The Journey’s End
APPENDIX The Harley Text of Salomon Trismosin’s Splendor Solis and Alchemical Wanderings and Adventures in Search of the Philosopher’s Stone
	PREFACE
	THE FIRST TREATISE
	THE SECOND TREATISE
	THE THIRD TREATISE
		And This Is the First Parable:
		The Other Parable
		The Third Parable
		The Fourth Parable
		The Fifth Parable
		The Sixth Parable
		The Seventh Parable
	THE FOURTH TREATISE
	THE FIFTH TREATISE
		The First Chapter
		The Second Chapter
		The Third Chapter
		The Fourth Chapter
	ON THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FIRES
	THE FIFTH TREATISE
	THE SIXTH TREATISE
	THE SEVENTH TREATISE
	THE PERFECTION OF THE WHOLE MASTERY DEPENDS ON THESE FEW POINTS:
	CONCLUSION
	ALCHEMICAL WANDERINGS AND ADVENTURES IN SEARCH OF THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
A NOTE FROM THE LIFE BALANCE INSTITUTE
INDEX
                        

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