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Lecture on alchemists in art and literature.

Richard B. Pilcher

Lecture on alchemists in art and literature.

by Richard B. Pilcher

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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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Lecture on alchemists in art and literature. [Richard B Pilcher; Royal Institute of Chemistry.]. The Alchemist in Life, Literature and Art Hardcover – January 1, by John Read (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Author: John Read. Contents: Alchemy and Alchemists: Nature and Origin of Alchemy, Alchemical Theory, Some Alchemical Tenets, Operations of the Great Work, Alchemical Expression and Symbolism, Types of Alchemists; The Alchemist in Literature: An Alchemist among the Canterbury Pilgrims, An Alchemist in Jacobean London, An Alchemist tells of Himself; The Alchemist in Art.

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.

About this Item: Nelson and Sons: London, The influences of mythology and religion, the belief in astrology and magic and the stimulus of literature and art are shown as playing a part in the development of the alchemist.

xi+pp. with b/w plates and illustrations with colour plate frontis. red title plates to spine. a very good hardback copy in black cloth.

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