Through Alchemy To Chemistry. A Procession of Ideas and Personalities. John READ.

Through Alchemy To Chemistry. A Procession of Ideas and Personalities.

London: G. Bell And Sons, Ltd., 1961. Second Printing, Corrected. Hardcover, small octavo. xviii + 206 pp, original red cloth, black title, etc. to spine, illustrations. "An attractive pageant of the leading ideas and personalities' in the flow of history from alchemy to chemistry" by John Read (1884–1963), a renowned researched with a longtime interest in the history of chemistry and alchemy. A touch of bruising to the top corners of the boards, a little flecking to the edge of the text block, otherwise a tight, clean, near-fine copy in near-fine dust jacket (dust jacket a little rubbed at the edges, hint of chafing to edges, price clipped. Now protected by a removable mylar sleeve). Item #70116

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