[Alchemical and Rosicrucian compendium (selected pages)]

Published/Created:
[Lower Rhineland[?]]
[ca. 1760]
Physical Description:
421 ff., [2]
ill.
233 x 183 mm.
Notes:
On paper.
Many interleaved and pasted in illustrations and notes.
Abstract:
f. 3r : tipped-in illustration of sunflower.
f. 8r : inset watercolor and ink illustration : symbolic representation of an alchemical process within a flask.
In ink between ff. 11 & 12 : symbolic illustration with six pointed star.
f. 27v : manuscript page with ink illustration of two equilateral triangles as components of a six pointed star.
f. 36v : inset ink and wash illustration : ""Wahre hyerogliphische abbildung des uniuersals der weisen.""
f. 359r : Inset color painting : Python [Mercurius as three-headed dragon.]
Topics:
Alchemy--Early works to 1800
Ancient and Mystical Order Rosae Crucis
Astrology --Pictorial works
Dragons--Early works to 1800
Griffins--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Idols and images--Pictoial works
Janus (Roman deity)--Pictoial works
Pietism
Zodiac
Topics:
Duveen, Denis I., bookplate
Hollandus, Johan Isaa┬Ęc, 15th cent.
Language:
Dutch; Flemish
German
Hebrew
Latin
Genre:
Bookplates
Drawings
Hand coloring
Illuminated manuscripts
Illustrations
Intaglio prints
Marginalia
Watercolors (Paintings)
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Digital:
Book of Secrets: Alchemy
Call Number:
Mellon MS 110
Orbis Record:
11085414
Orbis Barcode:
39002118710186
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1134887
Volume/Enumeration:
vol. 1
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
2037856
PID:
digcoll:3472243

Number of Pages: 23
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