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Alchemy 16th cent.

Late 16th century
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Collection of alchemical receipts: in Italian; mainly written by two hands.


Late 16th century

Physical description

1 volume 49 ll. 8vo. 151/2 x 101/2 cm. On vellum, original stamped panelled calf gilt binding, roughly re-backed.

Acquisition note

Purchased at Sotheby's 28/1/1935, Lot 1.

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).


  • Italian

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