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Angelicus liber aureus de pretiosorum lapidum compositione et virtute, ac de divino maximoque arcanorum arcano, tam super simplici et philosophica extractione veri auri potabilis, quam de lapide philosophico et sua multiplicatione in Elixir, cum additione duarum cabalarum astronomicarum. In Latin and Italian. Besides the alchemical and fortune-telling contents, there are many medical receipts and remedies. Produced in Naples.



Physical description

1 volume 1 l. + 134 pp. + 4 ll. last 2 bl.. 4to. 191/2 x 141/2 cm. Modern boards. The lower corner of the title-page is defective. Illustrated by pen and wash drawings of alchemical apparatus, stills, etc.

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Purchased 1912.

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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).


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