Alchemy: Source Of Chemistry And Medicine. Alchemy, C. J. S. THOMPSON, Charles John Samuel Thompson.

Alchemy: Source Of Chemistry And Medicine.

New York, NY: Sentry Press, 1974. Reprint. Hardcover. Octavo. xvi + 336pp. Brown cloth lettered in black on spine. B/w illustrations. A reprint of this readable overview, first published in 1897. The author, Charles John Samuel Thompson (1862-1943), was in charge of acquisitions for Henry Wellcome, and thus had access to what would become the library of the Wellcome Institute, one of the great collections of medical, alchemical, and related books and manuscripts in the world. Top edge of text block has some foxing, ink spot on bottom edge, barely touching the margins of a number of leaves. Otherwise a tight, clean, near-Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket (dust spine has some rub marks, one small nick. Now protected by removable mylar sleeve). Item #70118
ISBN: 0814805825

Price: $20.00