Mellon-Collection:

Alchemy and the Occult. A Catalogue of Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Paul and Mary Mellon given to the Yale University Library. 4 Volumes. New Haven, Yale University Library 1968 [Vol.3 & 4: 1977]. Large 4°. [Vol. 1 & 2: Printed Books]: Compiled by Ian Macphail. With Essays by R. P. Multhauf and Aniela Jaffé and additional Notes by William McGuire. Volume One Printed Books 1472-1623. 2 w. Bl., LIV, 276 S., 1 Bl., 2 w. Bl. Volume Two Printed Books 1624-1790. 1 w. Bl., [LV]-LXVIII, [277]-581 S., 1 Bl., 2 w. Bl. With numerous part. full page illustrations and 1 folded plate. [Vol. 3 & 4: Manuscripts]: Compiled by Laurence C. Witten II and Richard Pachella. With an Introduction by Pearl Kibre and additional Notes by William McGuire. Volume Three Manuscripts 1225-1671. 2 w. Bl., LXIV, 402 S., 1 Bl. Volume Four Manuscripts 1675-1922. 1 w. Bl., [LXV]-XCIV, 1 Bl., S.403-853, 1 Bl. With numerous part. full page or double page illustrations (some coloured). OLwd.-Bände mit goldgeprägten Leder-Rückenschildern in 2 stabilen OLwd.-Schubern mit Titelschildern.

Pritchard 2403 & Verginelli 383-384 (only Vol. 1 & 2). - First edition, limited to 500 copies. Vol.1 & 2 of this Catalogue have been designed and printed at the Spiral Press - New York with collotype plates by the Meriden Gravure Company of Meriden, Conneticut. Vol.3 & 4 of this Catalogue have been printed by The Meriden Gravure Company of Meriden, Conneticut. They have been designed by Joseph Blumenthal and printed by offset lithography. The typography was executed by The Stinehour Press of Lunenburg, Vermont. - Sehr schön gedruckter Katalog mit äußerst detaillierten Beschreibungen von 160 sehr seltenen Büchern und 149 außergewöhnlichen Manuskripten, jedes Werk mit Abbildung.

Schlagworte: Alchemie / Nachschlagewerke / Reference Books / Occulta / Bibliograpien

Bestellnr. 10901

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