The Forge and the Crucible: The Origins and Structures of Alchemy. Mircea ELIADE, Stephen Corrin.

The Forge and the Crucible: The Origins and Structures of Alchemy.

New York, NY: Harper & Row / Torchbooks, 1971. Reprint. Softcover. Octavo. 230pp + 8pp ads, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. First published under the title: "Forgerons et Alchemists" in 1956, this is a reprint of the English translation of Professor Eliade's study of the ancient beliefs and mythologies relating to metallurgy, and the way in which he felt they shaped and inspired the alchemical traditions. A bit of general shelfwear, internally clean and unmarked. Overall a clean, tight, VG+ copy. Item #67433
ISBN: 0061315524

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