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Alchemy: 17th cent.

c. 1625
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Collection of alchemical, chemical and medical receipts: with some additions at the end by a later hand. Illustrated by a few rough pen-drawings of alchemical apparatus, etc. One of the entries by a later hand, on fol. 524, is dated 1678.


c. 1625

Physical description

1 volume 533 ff. + 15 ll. (last 2 bl.) 8vo. 16 x 111/2 cm. Modern vellum binding.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1933.

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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