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Collectanea chemica : being certain select treatises on alchemy and hermetic medicine / By Eirenaeus Philalethes [pseud.], Dr. Francis Antony, George Starkey, Sir George Ripley, and anonymous unknown.

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1893
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London : J. Elliott & Co., 1893.

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160 pages ; 20 cm

Notes

"The hermetic tracts comprised in this volume are printed from a quarto manuscript (itself a transcript from an older but now untraceable work) belonging to the celebrated collection of the late Mr. Frederick Hockley."

Contents

The secret of the immortal liquor called alkahest, or ignis-aqua. By Eirenaeus Philalethes [pseud.]--Aurum potabile: or The receipt of Dr. Fr. Antonie.--The admirable efficacy and almost incredible virtue of true oil which is made of sulphur vive set on fire and commonly called oil of sulphur per campanam. By G. Starkey.--The stone of the philosophers: embracing the first matter and the dual process for the vegetable and metallic tinctures.--The bosom book of Sir George Ripley.--Preparations of the sophic mercury...written by Eirenaeus Philalethes [pseud.]

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This material has been provided by the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library at Yale University, through the Medical Heritage Library. The original may be consulted at the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library at Yale University.

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