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Alchemists and Gold, The story of Alchemy through the ages by Jacques Sadoul - First American Edition - 1972 - from GatesPastBooks and Biblio.com

Alchemists and Gold, The story of Alchemy through the ages

by Jacques Sadoul

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good+


New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1972. Seemingly Unread. Square, sewn binding Extremely tight and crisp. Penciled bibliographic notes to half title, otherwise Fine. Dust Jacket rubbing as per usual (see scan) clipped.. First American Edition. Hard Cover, Cloth, Sewn. Near Fine/Very Good+. Illus. by Frontispiece, Plates, Various Images. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


  • Bookseller: GatesPastBooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 930523
  • Title: Alchemists and Gold, The story of Alchemy through the ages
  • Author: Jacques Sadoul
  • Illustrator: Frontispiece, Plates, Various Images
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0399109900
  • ISBN 13: 9780399109904
  • Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1972
  • Keywords: Alchemy, Occult, Magic, Magick, Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality, Religious Psychology, Religious Philosophy, Comparative Religion
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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