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Ripley, George -1490?

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Works: 115 works in 249 publications in 6 languages and 1,502 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  History 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee
Classifications: QD25, 540.112
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Publications about George Ripley
Publications by George Ripley
Publications by George Ripley, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by George Ripley
George Ripley's The compound of alchymy (1591) by George Ripley( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
"Biographical details for George Ripley (c.1415-c.1490), one of England's best-known alchemical authorities, are sketchy, but he is known to have travelled widely on the Continent in search of alchemical wisdom. Whilst a canon regular at the Augustinian priory at Bridlington in Yorkshire, he conducted alchemical experiments and wrote widely on the subject. Ripley's popular alchemical poem, The Compound of Alchemy, has survived in many manuscript versions, was first printed in 1591 with a dedication to Queen Elizabeth, and prompted many explications and commentaries during the two centuries following Ripley's death. Originally dedicated by Ripley to King Edward IV, the poem figures the King as a kind of alchemical aspirant who, having received instructions from Ripley, his alchemical master, is enabled to glimpse the arcane secrets of the art. The Compound of Alchemy is not only a treatise concerning mastery of the twelve stages of the alchemical process leading to the philosopher's stone, it is also a work of poetry composed in rhyme royal stanzas." "This modern critical edition is based on the full text of the 1591 printed edition and is preceded by an introduction containing a chronology of Ripley's life, a survey of manuscripts, an analysis of the 1591 printed edition and its cultural context, and an examination of the ways in which Ripley's aims and objectives are closely linked to the work's verse format. The edition also contains a commentary, bibliography, index, and illustrations."--Jacket
The compound of alchymy by George Ripley( Book )
23 editions published between 1591 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Collectanea chemica; being certain select treatises on alchemy and hermetic medicine ( Book )
3 editions published in 1893 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Les douze portes d'alchimie ; La vision du Chevalier George ; Le traité du Mercure by George Ripley( Book )
5 editions published in 1979 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The compound of alchymy. Or The ancient hidden art of archemie by George Ripley( file )
1 edition published in 1591 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Anonymi Philalethae Commentarius In Epistolam Georgii Riplaei by Eirenaeus Philalethes( Book )
4 editions published in 1685 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Quadriga aurifera by Nicolas Barnaud( Book )
1 edition published in 1599 in Latin and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
George 1415-1490 de Ripley
George 1415-1490 Ripley
George de Ripley 1415-1490
George Ripley 1415-1490
George Ripley alchimista inglese
George Ripley englischer Kanoniker und Alchemist
Georges 1415-1490 Ripley
Georges Ripley 1415-1490
Georgius 1415-1490 Riphaeus
Georgius 1415-1490 Riplaeus
Georgius 1415-1490 Riplaius
Georgius 1415-1490 Ripolegus
Georgius Riphaeus 1415-1490
Georgius Riplaeus 1415-1490
Georgius Riplaius 1415-1490
Georgius Ripolegus 1415-1490
Grégoire 1415-1490 de Ripley
Grégoire de Ripley 1415-1490
Gregorius 1415-1490 Riplaeus
Gregorius 1415-1490 Ripley
Gregorius 1415-1490 Ripolegus
Gregorius 1415-1490 Ripologus
Gregorius Riplaeus.
Gregorius Riplaeus 1415-1490
Gregorius Ripley 1415-1490
Gregorius Ripolegus 1415-1490
Gregorius Ripologus 1415-1490
Riplacus, Georgius 1415-1490
Riplaeus, George
Riplaeus , Georgius
Riplaeus Georgius 14..-1490?
Riplaeus, Georgius 1415-1490
Riplaeus, Georgius -1490?
Riplaeus, Georgius, -asi 1490
Riplaeus, Georgius d.1490
Riplajus, Georgius d. 1490
Riple, George
Ripleius, Georgius -1490?
Ripleius, Georgius, -asi 1490
Ripleius, Georgius d. 1490?
Ripleus, George
Ripleus, Georgius.
Ripleus, Georgius 1415-1490
Ripley, George
Ripley, George 14..-1490?
Ripley, George 1415-1490
Ripley, George c.1415-1490
Ripley, George d. 1490?
Ripley, Georges.
Ripley, Georges 1415-1490
Ripley, Gregorius.
Ripley, Gregorius 1415-1490
Ripolegus, Gregorius 1415-1490
Rypley, George
Languages
English (82)
German (21)
Latin (19)
French (5)
Multiple languages (1)
Dutch (1)
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