A HISTORY OF IDEAS ABOUT THE PROLONGATION OF LIFE: The Evolution of Prolongevity Hypotheses to 1800.

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Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1966. In folio wraps as issued; A VERY GOOD+ COPY. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge. New Series, V. 56, # 9. Material on Taoist methods of life extension, and the works of Alchemy addressing the subject. Plus ancient longevity legends examined. 102 pages. Small folio. (Item ID: 15353)

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