Alchemy. E. J. HOLMYARD.


Baltimore, MD: Penguin, 1968. Reprint. Softcover. Pocket sized paperback. 288pp.+ xxxii page b&w photo insert. Index, glossary and b&w illustrations. Eric John Holmyard (1891–1959) was an English science teacher and historian of science and technology. This volume is a reprint of the 1957 first edition of this history of alchemy in which Holmyard brings together various earlier accounts on the subject, particularly in relation to Islamic sciences. Light chafing to extremities, price sticker on rear, pages lighly toned but unmarked. Overall a tight clean VG+ copy. Item #67422

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