Item #70102 The Alchemists: Founders Of Modern Chemistry. F. Sherwood TAYLOR.

The Alchemists: Founders Of Modern Chemistry.

New York, NY: Henry Schuman, 1949. First US Edition. Hardcover, Octavo, x + 246 pp. Green cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine, blind stamped device to front cover, frontispiece, b/w illustrations, index. A well illustrated, historical overview. The author, F. Sherwood Taylor, was a Director of the [London] Science Museum, with a passion for alchemy. He ensured that the Museum's first Exhibition of Books was devoted to the alchemical arts, and was himself the author of numerous books and essays on the history of alchemy. Very light shelfwear, edges of text block a little darkened, otherwise a tight, clean, VG+ copy (lacks dust jacket). Item #70102


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