[Alchemical miscellany]

Published/Created:
[Genoa?]
[ca. 1550]
Physical Description:
[277] ff.
205 x 150 mm.
ill.
Materials:
paper
Notes:
In case with original, badly wormed, binding and endpapers.
Written throughout by one, perhaps two, hands in mid-sixteenth-century italic.
Abstract:
Paper codex in Latin, Italian, and Spanish
Front pastedown: [This page and the recto of the facing front flyleaf are covered with small ink drawings of alchemical apparatus, mostly flasks and other glasswork on the left page, similar equipment, as well as a ""Bain-Marie"" and a large furnace on the facing right page, each drawing labeled. Verso of the front flyleaf is blank.]
Compiled by Johannes Baptista F----- probably a Genoese connected with the Franciscan Order.
Topics:
Alchemy--Early works to 1800
Drawing--16th century
Italian poetry--16th century
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Language:
Italian
Latin
Spanish; Castilian
Genre:
Drawings
Illustrations
Manuscript waste (Binding)
Manuscripts, Renaissance--Italy--16th century
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Digital:
Book of Secrets: Alchemy
Call Number:
Mellon MS 36
Orbis Record:
9878814
Orbis Barcode:
39002104687851
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
10671914
Citation:
Witten, Laurence C. and Pachella, Richard. Alchemy and the Occult: A Catalogue of Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Paul and Mary Mellon. Volume Three: Manuscripts, Mellon MS 36.
Alchemical Miscellany. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2037173
PID:
digcoll:3469841

Number of Pages: 558
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