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Alchemy -- Early works to 1800, Alchemy, Chemistry -- Early works to 1800, Chemistry, Occultism -- Early works to 1800, Occultism, Codices (bound manuscripts), Lists, Manuscripts English -- 18th century, Manuscripts European
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Porter, D. (2023, February 28). Penn Library's Ms. Codex 1662 - Chemical characters from several authors. (Video Orientation). [Video file.] Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/sims_video/211
Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's Ms. Codex 1662, copies of lists of chemical nomenclature and symbols including an unidentified text in Latin and followed by lists attributed to the alleged 15th-century alchemist Basilius Valentinus and the 18th-century chemist Hieronymus von Ludolf. Later additions to the manuscript include Antoine Lavoisier's definitive work on the standardization of chemical nomenclature in which he introduces the concept of elements and compounds (1787) and Jean-Henri Hassenfratz and Pierre-Auguste Adet's subsequent publication of standardized symbols corresponding to Lavoisier's new nomenclature (1799). Includes an alphabetical index for p. 1-52 (index, p. 22-34).
Written in England between 1769 (p. i) and 1809.
Record on Franklin, with link to a digital copy: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9962934463503681