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Alchemist's Kitchen

Extraordinary Potions and Curious Notions

By (author) Guy Ogilvy
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wooden Books, Powys, United Kingdom
Published: 22nd Sep 2006
Dimensions: w 116mm h 158mm d 1mm
Weight: 100g
ISBN-10: 1904263526
ISBN-13: 9781904263524
Barcode No: 9781904263524
Synopsis
What is the secret meaning of alchemical symbolism? Why was the Royal Art kept secret for so long? Could ancient images really turn molten lead into gold with a mere pinch of the Philosopher's Stone? Really? Alchemy is perhaps the last true magical art to survive the ravages of the modern world. In this exquisite book, top laboratory alchemist Guy Ogilvy initiates the reader into some of the key concepts and practices of this extraordinary field of study. It includes extensive appendices. WOODEN BOOKS are small but packed with information. "Fascinating" FINANCIAL TIMES. "Beautiful" LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. "Rich and Artful" THE LANCET. "Genuinely mind-expanding" FORTEAN TIMES. "Excellent" NEW SCIENTIST. "Stunning" NEW YORK TIMES. Small books, big ideas.

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