ALCHEMY, by Titus Burckhardt - 1967 [1st English Ed]


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Alchemy: Science of the Cosmos,
Science of the Soul

by Titus Burckhardt 

First English Edition. Published by: Stuart & Watkins. 1967. 

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD- condition with a GOOD+ DJ.

  • Red cloth covered boards featuring black label with gilt lettering and band to the spine. 
  • Cloth covers exhibit moderate signs of age and wear. 
  • Boards are discolored and faded with blacks spots to the front and rear where a portion of the cloth has been preserved. Please see photos. 
  • Corners are sharp though rubbed with exposed board. Please see photos. 
  • Spine is firm and exhibits wear to the label and ends with remnants of gilt lettering (publisher attribution) to the lower portion. Please see photos. 
  • Endpapers are gently age-toned with wear to the perimeter of the front pastedown.
  • Front pastedown bear's bookseller's sticker. Please see photos and description. 
  • Reproductions are present and intact with minimal signs of commensurate age and wear. 
  • Interior is gently age toned and exhibits minimal signs of commensurate age and wear. 
  • Page 167 bears underlining and parenthesis in ink. Please see photos. 
  • Text block edges are gently age-toned and stained. 
  • DJ is price clipped age-toned and exhibits stains, creases to areas, wear along the edges including the inner flaps and spine ends where there are chips and tears. Please see photos. 
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • JS20181102

206 pages. 5" by 8.25". 

The FIRST ENGLISH edition translated by William Stoddart from the original German text entitled Alchemie first published by Walter Verlag of Switzerland in 1960. 

Prepared with reproductions and a chronological list of hermetic and mystical authors appearing in the text followed by a bibliography arranged by primary texts and general works.

Appearing on the front pastedown is the sticker of the iconic Terrapin Booksellers formerly located at 48 West Bridge Street in New Hope, Pennsylvania.

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Modified Item: No
Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
Binding: Hardcover
Region: North America
Original/Facsimile: Original
Language: English
Special Attributes: Dust Jacket
Subject: Philosophy
Topic: Spirituality
Place of Publication: London UK
Publisher: Stuart & Watkins
Year Printed: 1967
Author: Titus Burckhardt
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