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The Elixir and the Stone: Tradition of Magic and Alchemy

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The Elixir and the Stone: Tradition of Magic and Alchemy - Baigent, Michael, and Leigh, Richard
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In this study Baigent and Leigh construct an alternative history of religion and thought which begins with the Hermeticism of 1st century Alexandria and describes its pathways through Europe over the ensuing centuries. Along the way there are tales of individuals, including the Elizabethan magician John Dee and the Franciscan friar and alchemist Roger Bacon.

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The Elixir and the Stone: Tradition of Magic and Alchemy 1998, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140247930

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The Elixir and the Stone: Tradition of Magic and Alchemy 1997, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780670862184

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