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The Great Secret (Abrams Discoveries)

by Andrea Aromatico

ISBN 0810928892 / 9780810928893 / 0-8109-2889-2
Publisher Harry N. Abrams
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Book summary

Medieval alchemists, forerunners of today's chemists, sought to transmute base metals into gold. This lively illustrated history explores intriguing aspects of this mix of science, philosophy, art, religion, and magic, whose roots go back to ancient Egypt.

158 illustrations, 109 in full color, 5 x 7" [via]