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Penn Library's Ms. Codex 1675 - [Alchemical compendium]. (Video Orientation)

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8-23-2022

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's Ms. Codex 1675, a compendium of alchemical treatises by various authors. Includes a list of contents (p. i). Sections discuss subjects such as the properties of light, phosphorus, and mystical numbers, with references to noted alchemists such as Robert Fludd, Ramon Llull, Basil Valentine, and many others.

Written in Italy in the second half of the 18th century.

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_9962935433503681

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Alchemy -- Early works to 1800, Alchemy, Occultism -- Early works to 1800, Occultism, Codices, Drawings (visual works) Treatises, Manuscripts Latin, Manuscripts European

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History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

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Penn Library's Ms. Codex 1675 - [Alchemical compendium]. (Video Orientation)

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