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Alchemy and Alchemists

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This history behind alchemy studies the progression of this arcane art, looks at famous alchemists, and observes the effects it has had on modern science Alchemy has traditionally been viewed as "the history of an error," an example of medieval gullibility and greed, in which alchemists tried to turn lead into gold, create fabulous wealth, and find the elixir of life. But alchemy has also been described as "the mightiest secret that a man can possess," and it obsessed the likes of Isaac Newton, Robert Boyle, and many of ...

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Alchemy & Alchemists
2015, Pocket Essentials, Harpenden

ISBN-13: 9781843446095

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Alchemy & Alchemists
2009, Chartwell Books

ISBN-13: 9780785822318

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Alchemy and Alchemists
2007, Pocket Essentials

ISBN-13: 9781904048626

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Alchemy and Alchemists
2001, Pocket Essentials, Harpenden, Herts

ISBN-13: 9781903047521

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