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Early works to 1800
|Additional Physical Format:||Also issued on microfilm.
[Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1976.
1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm.
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bernard, of Trevisan.; John Frederick Houpreght; William Cooper; George Ripley; Nicolas Flamel; Ramon Llull; Charles F Cox
|Notes:||Dedication to Charles II signed: John Frederick Houpreght.
Compilation usually attributed to Houpreght, who translated the Hydropyrographum Hermeticum from German, but Ferguson suggests it was probably compiled and edited by William Cooper, the publisher.
First leaf is blank.
NLM copy, imperfect: first leaf (blank) wanting.
|Description:||24 unnumbered pages, 272 pages, 4 unnumbered pages ; 12 cm.|
|Contents:||(From table of contents:) 1. Hydropyrographum hermeticum, or the metallick water-fire --
2. The privy seal of secrets, plainly discovering the first matter of the philosophers --
3. A strange letter concerning an adept, his curious learning and vaster treasure, from Frederick Duke of Holsatia and Sleswick --
4. Sir George Ripley's Treatise of mercury, and the philosophers stone --
5. Colours to be observed in the operation of the great work of philosophers --
6. A plain and true description of the treasure of treasures, or the golden medicine --
7. A treatise of the philosopher's stone, the blessed manna, &c. --
8. Nic. Flammell his Summary of philosophy, or short treatise on the philosopher's stone --
9. Raym. Lullie's Clavicula, or, Little key explaining all the rest of his works --
10. Secrets disclos'd of the philosophers stone --
11. A philosophical riddle of gold, in verse --
12. Bern. Trevisan's Epistle to Thomas of Bononia, concerning the secret workings of nature in the product of things --
13. Bern. Trevisan, his short Epistle dedicatory before his works, to the same man --
14. A brief preparation of the philosophers stone, for the conclusion of this book..
|Other Titles:||Aurifontina chymica
Collection of fourteen small treatises concerning the first matter of philosophers