Magic Into Science. The Story of Paracelsus. Henry M. PACHTER.

Magic Into Science. The Story of Paracelsus.

New York, NY: Henry Schuman, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xvi + 360pp. Original salmon cloth with gilt titling etc, b&w illustrations, notes, biblio and index. Being the true history of the troubled life, adventures, doctrines, miraculous cures, and prophecies of the most renowned, widely traveled, very learned and pious gentleman, scholar, and most highly experienced and illustrious physicus, the Honorable Philippus Theophrastus Aureolus Bombastus ab Hohenheim, Ermita, called Paracelsus, doctor of both medicines and professor of theology, also adept of the Holy Cabbala and expert of the alchemical art, friend of the common man and defender of liberty. He cured patients whom ordinary doctors had abandoned for doomed, and he knew wonderful elixirs that restore youth to the old. A popular biography and historical study of Paracelsus (Phillipus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim: 1493 - 1541). Spine ends lightly bumped, edges a little rubbed, upper corner of front endpaper clipped, a few pages creased at lower corner, otherwise a sound & clean VG+ copy in Fair dust jacket (Dust jacket well rubbed, chipped and torn at all edges, still not clipped and complete). Item #35085

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