20+ Alchemy Books for Free! [PDF]

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The etymological origin of the word Alchemy is Greek. Many define it as an esoteric science related to the transmutation of matter. The experiences and practices of Alchemy determined the origin and development of modern chemistry.

Alchemy is presented in various forms in popular culture, and is mainly cited in movies, stories, games and shows as the mechanism used to convert lead, or some other element, into gold. Alchemy is also involved in the search for the philosopher’s stone, to achieve eternal life.

In the spiritual field of alchemy, alchemists must first transform their soul in order to transform metals. In other words, they had to purify their soul through fasting and prayer.

Today, progress has been made to achieve some of the objectives of Alchemy, using scientific methods.

Our selected list is composed of more than 20 books on Alchemy in PDF format. In each one you can find really essential and interesting information on the subject. We have also included books in Spanish and Portuguese.

All the books are in the public domain or have been given for free distribution.

Here we present our complete selection of Alchemy books:

Hidden Symbolism of Alchemy and the Occult Arts

Dr. Herbert Silberer

Alchemy: Ancient and Modern

H. Stanley Redgrove

Alchemy Rediscovered and Restored

Archibald Cockren

An illustrated history of alchemy and early chemistry

David A. Katz

The Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry

M. M. Pattison Muir

Alchemical Symbols and Symbolism: An Exploration (Presentation)

Timothy O. Deschaines

The Alchemy of Happiness

Imam Al-Ghazzali

Al-Chemya: The Great Secret (Presentation)

David V. Black


Lawrence M. Principe and Laura Light

Origin and Tradition of Alchemy

Priyadaranjan Ray

Study of Muslim Alchemy in the Medieval Ages & Some Valuable Chemicals Transmitted to Modern Chemistry

Aftab Saeed

Alchemy and the Teacher

Clifford Mayes

The Salts of Life

Karen Bartlett

What Is (Was) Alchemy?

A. Tramer, R. Voltz, F. Lahmani and J. Szczepinska-Tramer

The Role of Gold In Alchemy. Part II

George B. Kauffman

The Philosopher’s Stone (Article)

Dennis William Hauck

The Alchemical Process of Transformation (Article)

Nigel Hamilton

Frequency and the Distillation of Oils (Article)

Dr. Gary Young

Charts of the Planetary Hours (Article)

Crucible Catalog

Alchemical Symbols (Article)


Seven Arcana of the Emerald Formula (Article)

Various authors

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