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Le Clefs du Cabinet Hérmetique

Illen A. Cluf

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There are no English translations for sure. For Vicot work I think there are no transcriptions either. Only the manuscripts.

So for the Cinq Livres of Vallois you shall find a transcription here:

http://bnam.fr/IMG/pdf/NICOLAS_VALOIS.pdf

For Vicot manuscripts and Le Grand Olympie go to Gallica.bnf and type Vicot Vallois in the search bar. There are four manuscrpits if I remember right, but some of them are only summaries of the others. So focus on the largere manuscripts. Among them there is also the manuscripts of Grosparmy, the third of the Flers triad, which ara for the most part a synopsis of Lulle's Testament and not of great value. All of them are in French and written in Vicot's caligraphic style. But if you speak some French it shall not be that difficult ot study them.

Thanks Hellin. I had found the Vallois text earlier, but not the Gallica link. This link led me to "Recueil sur l'Alchimie".
 

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I read the book cover to cover in one sitting. I waited a long time to get it and I was running out of patience, but it was well worth the wait.

All I can say is, it is the Holy Grail! I can see why Fulcanelli saw value in it.

Much gratitude to Illen A. Cluf and everyone else involved in publishing it, you've made a tremendous contribution!
 

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I read the book cover to cover in one sitting. I waited a long time to get it and I was running out of patience, but it was well worth the wait.

All I can say is, it is the Holy Grail! I can see why Fulcanelli saw value in it.

Much gratitude to Illen A. Cluf and everyone else involved in publishing it, you've made a tremendous contribution!

Thank you Uncle Scrooge! It took seven years, but it was worth it.
 

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Ordered from Rubedo. Nothing received yet. No reply to email after 2 days.
 

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I received my copy last week. It took over a month to get it and never had any tracking with it. I'm reading it a bit at a time because I'm totally focused on Ripley in the lab now.
 

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I received my copy last week. It took over a month to get it and never had any tracking with it.
I ordered around two months ago, and nothing yet. Also, no tracking number.
 

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I ordered around two months ago, and nothing yet. Also, no tracking number.

I can personally ask the Publisher for you if you wish, but I would need to know the name you ordered it under.
 

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I can personally ask the Publisher for you if you wish, but I would need to know the name you ordered it under.
Thanks, for now I'll wait and see if they reply to my email. If there's no reply by next week, I'll PM you.
 

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No, I used their Contact Form. Wasn't aware of this email address.

Try it - it's the one I use to communicate with him. I don't think he'll mind.
 

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Try it - it's the one I use to communicate with him. I don't think he'll mind.
He wrote back, said it was sent and might have gotten lost in the mail. He suggested to wait another week and if still nothing, he'll send another copy. Thanks.
 

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He wrote back, said it was sent and might have gotten lost in the mail. He suggested to wait another week and if still nothing, he'll send another copy. Thanks.

The mail service has been atrocious lately, all over the world. Many of our letters abroad took over a month or two to arrive or be delivered, while some never showed up at all.

For others interested in this book, it's probably better to purchase it directly from Amazon.
 

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He wrote back, said it was sent and might have gotten lost in the mail. He suggested to wait another week and if still nothing, he'll send another copy. Thanks.
He did send another copy, and it just arrived today. Thanks for the support!
 

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He did send another copy, and it just arrived today. Thanks for the support!

I'm so relieved to hear that the book finally arrived. I'm very interested in your thoughts after you have a chance to read it.
 

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which is the modern alchemist you refer to?

One modern alchemist, who has claimed to have discovered the secret to the Philosophers Stone, cites La Clef du Cabinet Hérmetique as one of the key alchemical books ever written.
 

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Could you tell me where Roark makes that claim and about what substance ?

I shared with him via email but i cant get back into the account.

Any further clarification would help.
 

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Could you tell me where Roark makes that claim and about what substance ?

I shared with him via email but i cant get back into the account.

Any further clarification would help.

He mentions it often in at least two of his books. For example, in The Great Hermetic Legacy, he says:

"The anonymous author of my favorite book of alchemy, Hermetic Recreations, is perhaps the most artisan of all alchemists."
 

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I agree - I don't necessarily trust anyone who claims to be an adept, but that doesn't negate the fact that many (including Fulcanelli) consider this text to be of immense help.

I have seen some of Roark's work (and demonstrations) and read several of his books, and he is quite convincing. His theoretical and practical understanding seems quite sound - I have also attempted some of the work according to his approach, and was met with limited success.
 

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I agree - I don't necessarily trust anyone who claims to be an adept, but that doesn't negate the fact that many (including Fulcanelli) consider this text to be of immense help.

Hi Illen

I'm not so well read on the works of Fulcanelli ... did he ever say or suggest
that he himself may be an Adept ?
 

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I agree - I don't necessarily trust anyone who claims to be an adept
Yes I agree Illen ....They are perhaps very stupid or they are very
confident and have balls like coconuts.