Facsimile of LJS 382, Alchemical compendium

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1-6-2015

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Collection of alchemical notes gathered by Georg Hayniger of Dormpoch, near Vienna. Includes recipes, with several for potable gold (aurus potabilis) and tincture of cinnabar (tinctura de cinobrio), suggesting a focus on medical applications of alchemy, and with some notes on efficacy; diagrams; and 2 lists of alchemical works (f. 2v-3r, 4v-5r), with references to authors such as Arnaldus de Villanova, Ramon Lull, Johannes de Rupescissa, and Albertus Magnus.

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Alchemy--Early works to 1800, Alchemy--Bibliography, Medicine--Formulae receipts prescriptions--Early works to 1800 Codices, Diagrams, Drawings, Recipes, Manuscripts Latin--15th century, Manuscripts German--15th century, Manuscripts Czech--15th century, Manuscripts Medieval, Manuscripts Renaissance

Facsimile of LJS 382, Alchemical compendium

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