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An alchemical discourse on the Philosopher's Stone and kindred subjects

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MS. Fr. d. 3

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An alchemical discourse on the Philosopher's Stone and kindred subjects, 'Oeuure de Simon Picart Sieur du Bois', addressed to his son: pref. beg. 'Mon Fils apres avoir longtemps consulte en moymesme'.

Dates

  • Written A.D. 1675 by J. C

Extent

106 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Fr. d. 3, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Fr. d. 3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19558

Overview

An alchemical discourse on the Philosopher's Stone and kindred subjects

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 33403

Custodial History

On p. 72 the scribe writes 'Ended 23d Jan: 1675 by me J. C.': the last part on 'papier volans' is an addition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Part of a miscellaneous donation from F. Madan, M.A., Aug. and Sept., 1904.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 1/2 × 7 1/2 in.
Title
An alchemical discourse on the Philosopher's Stone and kindred subjects
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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