The secrets of alchemy / Lawrence M. Principe.

Title: 
The secrets of alchemy / Lawrence M. Principe.
Author/Artist: 
Principe, Lawrence, author.
Publisher: 
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2013, ©2013.
Description: 
v, 281 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
133007
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
QD13.P75 2013z
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-271) and index.
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Glass: p. 10, 47, 53, 72, 123, 134, 208; reference to Mappae Clavicula and De diversis artibus: p. 53-54.
Contents: 
What is alchemy? --
Origins : Graeco-Egyptian chemeia --
Development : Arabic al-kīmiyā --
Maturity : Medieval Latin alchemia --
Redefinitions, revivals, and reinterpretations : alchemy from the eighteenth century to the present --
The golden age : practicing chymistry in the early modern period --
Unveiling the secrets --
The wider worlds of chymistry.
ISBN: 
9780226682952 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
0226682951 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
9780226923789 (e-book)
0226923789 (e-book)
Series: 
Synthesis (University of Chicago. Press)
Synthesis