ULSTADT (Philippe)

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ULSTADT (Philippe)

Coelum philosophorum, seu liber De secretis Naturae. Lyon, Guillaume Rouillé, 1557. High volume in-16, overlapping vellum, laces (period binding).
Baudrier, t. IX, pp. 237-238.
One of the most important treatises on alchemy related to the art of distillation.
This Lyon edition is decorated with more than 60 wood engravings in the text representing philosophical stoves, horns, athanors and other utensils used by alchemists.
Greasy stain pp. 352-353, with discharge on adjacent pages.
Preceded by: [RICETTARIO FIORENTINO]. Antidotarium, sive De exacta componendorum miscendorumque medicamentorum ratione. Free. Lyon, Theobald Pagan, 1561.
Latin translation, by Charles de L'Écluse, of this pharmacopoeia known as Ricettario fiorentino. This Lyon edition appeared the same year as the original Latin edition given in Antwerp by Plantin in the in-8 format.
Wetness in the first two notebooks.
And followed by: PLACOTOMUS (Jean). Compendium pharmacopoeiae. Lyon, Guillaume Rouillé, 1561.
Baudrier, t. IX, p. 276. Pharmacopoeia published in 1560 in Antwerp, by Jean Placotomus, a German doctor whose real name was Brettschneider.
A few freckles.
From the Kobergensis library (ex-armoured bookplate engraved in the 19th century).
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