Paris: Bureau de la Revue Scientifique, 1842. FIRST EDITION. Item #12582
Bound in decorated boards; rubbed at the edges; internals tight, clean and crisp; VERY GOOD+. 1028 pages. Text in French. First comprehensive history on the origins of Alchemy. Bolton I, 119. Caillet 5200. Duveen, page 297. Bolton remarked: "A work of great research especially in regard to the earliest authentic records as derived from ancient manuscripts." Octavo.