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Glauber (Johann Rudolf) Opera Chymica, 2 vol. in 1, titles with woodcut device, 7 engraved plates, some folding, some foxing and soiling, ink annotations, especially to front endpapers which have a 28pp. contemporary manuscript index, contemporary vellum, soiled, spine torn, [Ferguson I, 322; Waller II, 11153; Wellcome III, 124], small 4to, Frankfurt am Main, Thomas Matthias Goetz, 1658-59.

⁂ Second edition of the works of this great self-taught chemist and alchemist (1604-70). The DSB says "Glauber has justly been called the best practical chemist of his day and the first industrial chemist."

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Glauber (Johann Rudolf) Opera Chymica, 2 vol. in 1,

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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