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Lecture on alchemists in art and literature.

Richard B. Pilcher

Lecture on alchemists in art and literature.

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Published by Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain and Ireland in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsInstitute of Chemistry of Great Britain and Ireland.
The Physical Object
Pagination54p. :
Number of Pages54
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Open LibraryOL13714601M

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As is now shown more concisely in this book, mythology and religion, astrology and magic, mysticism and science, literature and art, and many another ingredient-including even music-have contributed to the rise and development of alchemy, and hence of chemistry, the most romantic and picturesque of all the manifold fields of : As is now shown more concisely in this book, mythology and religion, astrology and magic, mysticism and science, literature and art, and many another ingredient-including even music-have contributed to the rise and development of alchemy, and hence of chemistry, the most romantic and picturesque of all the manifold fields of science.

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