LES ORIGINES D'ALCHEMIE.
Paris: George Steinheil, 1885. FIRST EDITION. Quarter bound in contemporary marbled boards and Vellum with corners; leather title with gilt compartments; A FINE COPY. Frontispiece of Berthelot under original tissue. Title page, and two plates, printed in red. Engraved head and tail pieces throughout. Important volume in Alchemical studies. Dorbon-Aine 302; Caillet I, 1067.Text in French. V. I: [viii], 486 pages. V. II: [viii], 475 pages, plus a 26 page appendix. Small 4to. Item #17267