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Alchemy 16th cent.

Middle 16th century
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Fragment of a collection of alchemical receipts and processes: Illustrated by crude marginal water-colour drawings of alchemical apparatus, etc. The receipts are numbered from [52] to 94, both of which entries are incomplete; the numeration of the receipts appears to be irregular.


Middle 16th century

Physical description

1 volume 24 ll. 4to. 211/2 x 16 cm. Unbound. Beginning and end wanting.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1931.

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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