ALCHEMY. LIBAVIUS, ANDREAS. D.1616. Alchemia. [-Commentationum metallicarum.] Frankfurt: Johannes Saurius, 1597.
Lot 5197
ALCHEMY. LIBAVIUS, ANDREAS. D.1616. Alchemia. [-Commentationum metallicarum.] Frankfurt: Johannes Saurius, 1597.
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ALCHEMY.
LIBAVIUS, ANDREAS. D.1616. Alchemia. [-Commentationum metallicarum.] Frankfurt: Johannes Saurius, 1597.
2 works bound together. 4to (195 x 150 mm). ¶4 a-3m4 (-a1); ¶4 A-3C4 (-¶2-4). Early vellum. First work lacking a preliminary leaf, title and following leaf heavily soiled and with edge repairs touching 2 letters of imprint, library stamps on ¶1 verso and ¶2 recto, q1 with paper flaw touching text, q4-s1 with soft tears at gutter; second work lacking 3 prelims; overall browning, binding soiled.

Adams L634.

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  • Both works are COMPLETE. No preliminary leaves are called for in the first work, and the dedication misbound before the first work belongs with the second work.
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