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  • THE GEOGRAPHER'S LIBRARY. by Fasman, Jon.
    Fasman, Jon.
    THE GEOGRAPHER'S LIBRARY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Penguin, 2005. dj. Hardcover first edition - A highly praised debut novel, one which moves between the twelfth-century where a Sicilian cat burglar snatches a sack of artifacts from the king's geographer's library, and these alchemical tools and objects are soon scattered all over the world. Nine hundred years later that a young reporter investigating the suspicious death of a local professor stumbles upon evidence that someone is collecting them again. Alan Furst called this 'magnetic and sharply written, with excellent history, a strong narrative, and a mind of its own.' 374 pp. ISBN: 1594200386.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 45138
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  • CAVE BIRDS: An Alchemical Cave Drama. by Hughes, Ted. Drawings by Leonard Baskin.
    Hughes, Ted. Drawings by Leonard Baskin.
    CAVE BIRDS: An Alchemical Cave Drama.

    Edition: First printing.

    London & Boston, Faber & Faber, (1978) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A superb and haunting combination of word and image." Originally published in a limited edition in 1975, this first trade edition has had some poems re-written, others added or deleted, but it is still illustrated with the original drawings by Leonard Baskin. Oblong format. 63 pp. ISBN: 0-571109764.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped, ghost of sticker on cover.)

    Book ID: 54631
    Keywords: Alchemy, drama, Poetry
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  • WATER LOGIC: An Elemental Logic Novel. by Marks, Laurie J.
    Marks, Laurie J.
    WATER LOGIC: An Elemental Logic Novel.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Northampton, MA: Small Beer Press, (2007). First edition - The third book in this series of fantasy novels of war and politics, based on the four elements of alchemy. 332 pp. ISBN: 9781931520232.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64803
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  • THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST. by Pandian, Gigi.
    Pandian, Gigi.
    THE ACCIDENTAL ALCHEMIST.

    Edition: 2nd printing, a trade paperback original.

    Woodbury, MN: Midnight Ink, (2017). SIGNED - The first novel in a new series, featuring Zoe Faust and Dorian Robert-Houdin, a "three-and-a-half foot gargoyle chef, who fancies himself a modern-day Poirot." SIGNED on the title page. Includes vegan recipes. Author's note. 350 pp. ISBN: 9780738742366.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73818
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  • GHOSTWALK. by Stott, Rebecca.
    Stott, Rebecca.
    GHOSTWALK.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Spiegel & Grau, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, one centered around a real historical mystery involving Isaac Newton's involvement with alchemy, and a series of murders in the modern day that may be related to the evidence being uncovered by a writer's research. An intelligent thriller, very highly praised. Illustrations, author's notes. 304 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 978-0385521062.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50302
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