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Lives of alchemystical philosphers based on materials collected in 1815 and supplemented by recent researches :
with a philosophical demonstration of the true principles of the magnum opus, or great work of alchemical re-construction, and some account of the spiritual chemistry /
by Arthur Edward Waite ... ; to which is added a bibliography of alchemy and hermetic philosophy.
|Main Creator:||Waite, Arthur Edward, 1857-1942.|
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London : George Redway, 1888.
Publisher's advertisements: 4 pages at end.
Founded on "The lives of alchemystical philosophers" London, 1815, originally issued anonymously under title: The lives of the adepts in alchemystical philosophy, London, 1814, and generally ascribed to Francis Barrett. cf. Preface, also Ferguson, Biblioteca chemica.
Original imprint on title page has been covered by printed label "W. Foulsham & Co., Publishers, 4, Pilgrim Street, London, E.C."
With bookplate of W. B. Yeats on front pastedown.
An alphabetical catalogue of works on hermetic philosophy and alchemy: pages 276-306.
Physical description: 2 preliminary leaves, -315,  pages, 2 leaves ; 23 cm.
Citations/References: A descriptive catalog of W. B. Yeats's library, Edward O'Shea. - New York ; London : Garland, 1985, page 294.
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YL 2210: From the Library of W. B. Yeats.
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