Flambeau des vrais rosecroix ou des sages; [manuscript]. - Colenda Digital Repository
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Flambeau des vrais rosecroix ou des sages; [manuscript].

Title:
Flambeau des vrais rosecroix ou des sages [manuscript].
Abstract:
Collection of alchemical recipes and instructions for the purification, distillation, and transmutation of metals and ores such as gold, silver, cinnabar, lead, antimony, and mercury. Also includes a few recipes for elixirs and oils as well as instructions on how to construct different types of furnaces for alchemical uses, with accompanying illustrations throughout.
Description:
Purchased with support from the B. H. Breslauer Foundation.
Format:
178 leaves : paper; 195 x 159 (150 x 120) mm. x bound to 202 x 165 mm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn907241398; (OCoLC)907241398; (PU)6293528-penndb-Voyager
Language:
French.
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. 581, 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:
London, 1798.
Subject:
Alchemy -- Early works to 1800.; Occultism -- Early works to 1800.; Codices.; Drawings.; Manuals (instructional materials); Manuscripts, French; 18th century.; Manuscripts, European.
Type:
Manuscript
Personal Name:
Rainsford, Charles,; Northumberland, Hugh Percy,
Call Number:
Ms. Codex 1670
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts