The Works of Geber [ The Alchemical Works of Geber ]. GEBER, Richard Russell, E. J. Holmyard, Jabir ibn Hayyam.

The Works of Geber [ The Alchemical Works of Geber ].

London: J.M. Dent & Sons LTD., 1928. First edition thus. Hardcover. Small octavo. xl+ 264 pp. Original black cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine, blind stamped pentacle on front board, frontispiece, colored top edge, b/w illustrations. An attractive reprint of the famous 1678 edition of this collection of alchemical works attributed to the eighth-century Persian alchemist, astronomer and astrologer, natural scientist and physician Jabir ibn Hayyam (known in the West as "Geber'). With a new introduction by E. J. Holmyard. The merest hint of shelf rubbing, page edges a bit darkened, and pages are toned. No markings. Thus overall a tight, bright near Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket. (Dust jacket a bit darkened overall, light rubbing and a few light creases to extremities, clipped). Item #63274