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Fisk, Dorothy

Modern alchemy

D. Appleton-Century Company, New York. 1936, xii, a few inserted b&w photographic plates and diagrammatic illustrations in the text, first edition cinnamon-brown cloth gilt in dj (orange and yellow on buff stock). Casing very slightly crimped at head and tail, jacket a little edgeworn and rubbed with several small chips, a pretty good copy. The author has a direct style --she illustrates substantiality of the atmosphere with image of riding a bicycle wearing "the now-nearly outmoded skirt" (paraphrase). Readable overview of "modern" science, including radioactivity and physics, along with references to alchemy.

Cat.No: 170310

Price: $15.00

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