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RICHEBOURG, Jean Mangin de, editor.
Bibliotheque des philosophes chimiques. Nouvelle edition, revue, corrigée et augmentée de plusieurs philosophes, avec des figures et des notes pour faciliter l'intelligence de leur doctrine, par M. J. M. D. R.
Andre Cailleau, Paris, 1741. Volume 2 (of 4) only. 4to (185 x 110 mm). [4], 564 pp., engraved initials, head- and tailpieces; title page vignette, engraved folding plate bound before p.195. All pages uncut. Bound in later Italian carta rustica, original handwritten paper label to spine (label chipped at upper corners). Text somewhat browned (first and final pages a bit stronger), occasional minor spotting, some fraying of leaf fore-edges from opening. Provenance: Giancarlo Beltrame Library. Very good, unsophisticated copy. This volume complete as called for. ---- br>Duveen, p. 508; Caillet 9854, Ferguson II, p.272. EXCEPTIONALLY RARE SECOND, ENLARGED EDITION, of volume two only, of this compilation about life and work of selected alchemists and hermetic philosophers. "This collection is very rarely found complete" (Duveen). - Visit our website for additional images and information. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books [Ritterhude, Germany]
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