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Aurifontina chymica; or a collection of fourteen small treatises concerning the first matter of philosophers, for the discovery of their (hitherto so much concealed) mercury ... / [John Frederick Houpreght].

  • Houpreght, John Frederick
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London : William Cooper, 1680.

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22 unnumbered pages, 272 pages, 4 unnumbered pages ; (24mo)


Probably compiled and edited by William Cooper, the publisher. Cf. J. Ferguson. Bibliotheca chemica, vol. 1., p. 58
Includes treatises by Bernardus Trevirensis, N. Flamel, R. Lull, G. Ripley
Copy 1 Note: Publisher's list at end. Usually attributed to Houpreght, who signed the dedication, but this seems to belong to the first tract, a translation by H., and Ferguson suggests W. Cooper as the real compiler.

References note

Wing H294I
Ferguson i.57
ESTC R31127
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), H2941


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