The Royal Art of Alchemy

Hardcover, Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company, 1969. First Edition. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. Stated First American Edition. Translated from German by Richard Weber. "Gold! This precious metal has been one of the great passions of mankind, for its possession means great wealth, its control ensures world domination. Man not only wanted to mine it, he wanted to create it." Ships same or next business day. Previous owner's label on front free endpaper. Underlining and some notes in red and purple pen throughout. Spine is skewed and loose. Minor edge wear. Small bumps on spine ends. Foxing and light tanning to edges of pages. Fabric lightly faded on spine and edges of boards. Dust jacket has normal edge and shelf wear. Small tears on corners and spine ends. 1-inch tear on spine tail. Small damp stain on bottom right corner of front cover. Light age spotting on back cover. Slightly tanned. "2/74" written on back flap. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages. [Item #76130]

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