Alchemy by E. J. Holmyard
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Alchemy by E. J. Holmyard

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Classic study by noted scholar ranges over 2,000 years of alchemy: ancient Greek and Chinese alchemy, alchemical apparatus, Islamic and early Western alchemy; signs, symbols, and secret terms; Paracelsus, English and Scottish alchemists, and more. Erudite coverage of philosophical, religious, mystical overtones; replacement of alchemy by scientific method, more. Illustrated.

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ISBN: 9780486262987
ISBN-10: 0486262987
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 16mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 7-Jan-1991
Country of Publication: United States


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