First English language edition, first printing of German chemist Rudolf Hauschka’s attempt to reconcile “materialist” chemistry with esoteric spirituality in a manner reminiscent of traditional alchemy. Originally published in Germany in 1950.
London: Vincent Stuart Ltd, 1966.
Octavo. Original brown boards, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. 4 plates, illustrations throughout. Ends of spine and corners just a little bumped. An excellent copy in the jacket that is lightly rubbed with fading of the spine panel and some red spots on the lower panel.
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