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DIE ALCHEMIE DES ANDREAS LIBAVIUS. (Used)

by Libavius) Rex, Friedemann

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Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 20055, 20055

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Verlag Chemie, Weinheim/Bergstr, 1964. "DIE ALCHEMIE DES ANDREAS LIBAVIUS. Ein Lehrbuch der Chemie aus dem Jahre 1597. Zum Ersten mal in Deutscher Ubersetzung mit Einem Bild- und Kommentarteil. Herausgegeben vom Gmelin-Institut fur Anorganische Chemie und Grenzgebiete in der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Wissenschaften. In Verbindung mit der Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker. Frankfurt am Main." large heavy octavo, IX+[1]+XXXVII+[1]+564+[20]+136pp, 191 woodcut illustrations mostly half page or quarter page, loosely inserted erratum A monumental edition crammed with additional material, a complete facsimile, indexes, commentaries, biographies and a full analysis of the famous woodcuts that graced the original 1597 edition. From the library of Marcus Jahn, author of the Lying Stones of Dr. Johann Bartholomew Adam Beringer, which tells the famous story of one of archaeology's most embarrassing episodes. fine copy, unusually so for such a large heavy volume light gray-green decorated cloth.

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