The Mirror of Alchemy. Roger Bacon.

The Mirror of Alchemy.

1975. Los Angeles: Press of the Pegacycle Lady (William and Victoria Dailey), 1975.

Large 8vo (10 x 6.5"), [6], 18, 1 (colophon) pp. Marbled paper covered boards with buckram backstrip, paper lettering label on backstrip, fine.

§ No. 141 of 250 copies printed for the Globe Bookstore (Michael Goth). A translation in modern English of Bacon’s Speculum Alchimiae. Printed on Arches wove paper at Press of the Pegacycle Lady for The Globe Book Store. William and Victoria Dailey who co-founded the Press published numerous interesting and unusual books in beautiful formats, including books for Graham Nash, Steve Martin (the famous "Happy Feet"), Ricky Jay, and Michael Goth whose bookshop was for a short while the leading rare book shop for alchemy and the occult. Carlos Castaneda gave a reading at the shop which this cataloguer attended. Item #123184

Price: $475.00

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