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Roger Bacon Alchemy in a fine press edition  

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The Mirror of Alchemy: Composed by the Thrice-Famous and Learned Frier, Roger Bacon, Sometimes Fellow of Martin College; and Afterwards of Brasen-nose College in Oxenford: With the Smaragdine Tables of Hermes, Trismegistus of Alchemy
Bacon, Roger
Los Angeles
William Daily

[6] 18pp. +leaf with colophon. 10x6½", marbled paper covered boards with buckram back and paper lettering label on spine. No. 141 of a Limited Edition of 250.

A translation in modern English of Bacon’s Speculum alchimiae. Printed on Arches wove paper at Press of the Pegacycle Lady for The Globe Book Store.

Donated by Charles A. Goldsmid, Claremont CA.

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