Dedicated students of alchemy will welcome the news that the ‘lost book of Lapidus’ – The Pass-Keys to Alchemy – has finally manifested, more than 30 years after it was penned by the enigmatic adept, David Curwen!
Sincere thanks to all who have patiently endured the long wait, particularly those wise individuals who managed to secure one of the 119 hand-numbered copies of The Pass-Keys to Alchemy fully bound in red leather with gilt title and device, and silk bookmark ribbon:
Dan Coaten, Greg Kaminsky, Micah Nilsson, Thom Cavalli, Greg Brown, Paulo Figueiredo, Don Nance, Kevin Waddle, Paul Cowlan, Carlos Sorentino, Mark Corcoran, Zeyad Almajed, John Belongie, James Collins, David Greenhill, Peter Birrell, Vino Gormley-Veasley, Philip Campbell, Ben Fernee, Tom Ramsay, Brian Cotnoir, Laura Okazaki, Ethan Bok, Gudni Gudnason, Jason Caron, Robert Bartlett, John H. Reid III, Henry Hintz Jr., Stephen Jones, Peter van Suijlekom, Viktor Schiller, William Burkle, Adam McLean, Tony DeLuce, Hans Hammerschlag, Jeffrey Kupperman, Stan Marlan, Bruce Fisher, Dennis Hauck, Steve Kalec, Jeannie Radcliffe, Eileen Hansen, Paulette Harris, Allen Moore, Darcy Kuntz, Gabriel Maroney, Timothy Pucko, Lorraine Henrich, Christina Lozano, Yoko Tsukada, Marcella Hilferty, Peter Bilcliffe, phyllis livera, Joan Schweizer, Marcus Katz, Sue Ananian, Carolynn Ananian, Elizabeth Morgan, Khalid Alamoudi, Christiano Arnhold Simoes, Morten Dethloff, Paul Bradbury, Jeff Fails, Nancy Harte, Fritz Kienzle, Leland Byrd, John Mathiassen, Mario Velona, Noah’s Apothecary, Maria Griffin, M.T. Truelove, John Limbert, Juan Vargas, Marcus Pettus, Ethan Hall, Robert Wright, Marc Ziccardi, Jesse Hathaway, David Kazmierczak, Julie Amador, Jim Baldwin, Michael Thompson, Noe Escamilla, Ingo Lambrecht, Phoenix Aurelius, Benjamin Pybus, Russ House, Astra Jekabsone, Richard Forrest, Art Kompolt, Eddie LeBoeuf, Jason Meadows, Richard Nozell, Denis Pelletier, Oscar Rangel Martinez, Seth Van De Riet, Lenny Pedersen, Denise London and Sue Griffiths, Jeff McBride, Mitchell Thompson, Walter Sato, William Schuck, Daniel Hill, Simon Wright, Richard Torrens, Johann Plattner, Joshua Laudermilk, Patrice Maleze, and Scott Spencer.
Small batches of both the leather bound and standard hardcover copies have appeared within the past 48 hours, with the remainder of the print run arriving later this afternoon. Copies will ship during the coming week of 21-25 January 2013.
Copies of the standard hardcover edition of The Pass-Keys to Alchemy remain available.