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Alchemy: 18th cent.

Late 18th century
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About this work


Collection of alchemical extracts and receipts: in German. Pencil drawing of an alchemical furnace. Mainly written by two contemporary hands. On the verso of the last blank leaf is a seal impression in red wax with a monogram (not deciphered).


Late 18th century

Physical description

1 volume 7 ll. + 47 pp. + 43 ll. (last 2 bl.). 8vo. 161/2 x 101/2 cm. Loose in a crimson stamped-vellum cover.

Acquisition note

Purchased at Sotheby's 28/1/1935, Lot 5 (part).

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


  • German

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