Title: PRELUDE TO CHEMISTRY: AN OUTLINE OF ALCHEMY, ITS LITERATURE AND RELATIONSHIPS
Author: John Read
Publisher: The MacMillan CompanyCity: New YorkYear: 1937 (First Edition)Binding Style: Hardcover
Book Details + Condition: First edition from 1937 of PRELUDE TO CHEMISTRY: AN OUTLINE OF ALCHEMY, ITS LITERATURE AND RELATIONSHIPS. Includes scarce dust jacket. Original buckram cloth, tan with red lettering on covers and spine, color
frontis and many full page illustrations. 328 pages, with Appendix, Glossary, Index, and Bibliography and Notes at rear. A landmark on the history of alchemy. The book is in very good condition, with little shelf wear, darkening to interior boards, and no interior markings. The rare dust jacket has been price cut but is in very good condition, with slight wear and chipping to mainly spine ends and corners.