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[Alchemical compendium]; [manuscript].

Title:
[Alchemical compendium] [manuscript].
Abstract:
Extracts from works on chemistry and alchemy. Includes sections on distillation, calcination, fermentation, and discussion of the philosophers' stone. Also includes a list of contents (p. iii-viii).
Description:
Purchased with support from the B. H. Breslauer Foundation.
Format:
164 leaves : paper; 300 x 205 (280 x 160) mm. bound to 313 230 mm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn913600158; (OCoLC)913600158; (PU)6293563-penndb-Voyager
Language:
German, with some words in Latin and marginal notes in English.
Provenance:
Formerly owned by Charles Rainsford (British army officer, fellow of the Royal Society, and alchemist); bequeathed by Rainsford to Hugh Percy, Second Duke of Northumberland.; Owned by the 2nd through 12th Dukes of Northumberland, ms. 594, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland, 1809-2014 (bookplate, inside upper cover; stamps throughout).; Sold at auction at Sotheby's (London), 15 July 2014, as part of Lot 411.
Publisher:
[Germany?, between 1750 and 1799]
Subject:
Alchemy -- Early works to 1800.; Chemistry -- Early works to 1800.; Occultism -- Early works to 1800.; Codices.; Manuscripts, German; 18th century.; Manuscripts, Latin; Manuscripts, European.
Type:
Manuscript
Personal Name:
Rainsford, Charles,; Northumberland, Hugh Percy,
Call Number:
Oversize Ms. Codex 1683
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts