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Alchemy: 18th cent.
- c. 1725
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Alchemical notes and extracts from alchemical authors: in German. The first leaf contains a symbolic alchemical pen-drawn figure. The latest work mentioned in the text-on leaf -is Crosset de la Haumerie [i.e. Alexandre le Crom] 'Les Secrets les plus cachés de la Philosophie des Ancients'. This was first published at Paris in 1722. [Cf. Ferguson: 'Bibliotheca Chemicá' Vol. II, pp. 15, 16].
1 volume 28 ll. (last bl.). folio. 41 x 26 cm. Unbound. The sheets are not uniform. They are numbered, by double sheet, 11, 12, 14, 16-19, 24, 25, 26 (containing 8 ll. sewn together): the last sheet seems to be by a different and later hand.
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).