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Theatrum chemicum Britannicum. Containing severall poeticall pieces of our famous English philosophers, who have written the Hermetique mysteries in their owne ancient language / Faithfully collected into one volume, with annotations thereon, by Elias Ashmole, esq. Qui est Mercuriophilus anglicus. The first part.

  • Ashmole, Elias, 1617-1692.
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1652
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London : Printed by J. Grismond for Nath. Brooke, at the angel in Cornhill, 1652.

Physical description

16 unnumbered pages, 486 pages, 8 unnumbered pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates (one folded) : woodcuts, engr. illustrations & folded diagram ; (4to)

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Signatures: A-3S⁴
No more published
Title vignette
Contains: The ordinall of alchemie / by Thomas Norton -- The compound of alchenie / by George Ripley -- The chanon's yeoman's tale / by Chaucer -- Sir Edward Kelley's worke -- Doctor John Dees'Testament -- Secreta secretorum / by John Lydgate -- and other works
Copy 1 Note: Sig. Oo3 is a cancel; one plate wanting between pp 436 and 437; pagination omits 281-4. Author's presentation inscription to Zachary Babington on flyleaf.
Copy 2 Supplier/Donor: Med. Soc. Lond. Note: Oo3 is cancellandum. Plates and p. 209-10 wanting; port. of Chaucer cut from p. 226.

References note

Duveen, D.I. Bibliotheca alchemica et chemica p. 31
Wing A3987
ESTC R205904
Thomason, E.653[1]
Wing (2nd ed., 1994), A3987

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  • Copy 1

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    EPB/B/11380
  • Copy 2

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    EPB/B/62069

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