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Theatrum chemicum Britannicum : containing severall poeticall pieces of our famous English philosophers, who have written the hermetique mysteries in their owne ancient language / faithfully collected into one volume, with annotations thereon, by Elias Ashmole, Esq., qui est Mercuriophilus Anglicus ; the first part

Theatrum chemicum Britannicum : containing severall poeticall pieces of our famous English philosophers, who have written the hermetique mysteries in their owne ancient language / faithfully collected into one volume, with annotations thereon, by Elias Ashmole, Esq., qui est Mercuriophilus Anglicus ; the first part

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Creator: Ashmole, Elias, 1617-1692, comp. Vaughan, Robert, 17th cent., engraver. Cross, Thomas, fl. 1632-1682, engraver. Goddard, John, fl. 1645-1671, engraver
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Date: 1652
Publisher: Printed by J. Grismond for Nath. Brooke ...
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Description:
No more published.
A collection of works by various writers, compiled by Ashmole.
Engraved ill. by Robert Vaughan are within borders decorated with birds, insects, small animals and flowers.
Wing (2nd ed., 1994) A3987
Bookplates and autograph: John William Kaye, 1835. Bookplate: Mary Mellon. Autograph: G. Furman, Brooklyn, L.I. Autographs & ms. notes: Chas. E. West.
Abstract:
Between pp. 118-119: Folded plate (28 x 20 cm.) is engraved diagram with title: Here followeth the figure conteyning all the secrets of the treatise both great & small. It is signed in the plate: John Goddard sculpsit.
Physical Description:
[16], 486, [8] p., [2], 1 folded plate
engraved ill.
19 cm. (4to)
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Book of Secrets: Alchemy
Exhibition Note:
Book of Secrets: Alchemy and the European Imagination, 1500-2000
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Object ID: 2038044
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