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Penn Library's Ms. Codex 1670 - Flambeau des vrais rosecroix ou des sages. (Video Orientation)

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7-25-2022

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's Ms. Codex 1670, a 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.

Written in London in 1798 (f. i recto).

Part of the Charles Rainsford Collection of Alchemical and Occult Manuscripts (University of Pennsylvania)

Digital copies and a full record are available through Franklin: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9962935283503681

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Alchemy -- Early works to 1800, Alchemy, Occultism -- Early works to 1800, Occultism, Codices, Drawings (visual works) Manuals (instructional materials) Manuscripts French, Manuscripts European

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History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

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