Joannes Agricola - Treatise on Gold

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TREATISE ON GOLD

JOANNES AGRICOLAE P. & M. D.

Commentaries, Notes, and Observations

Regarding, the CHYMICAL MEDICINE

of JOHANNES POPPIUS

Wherein all processes are carefully examined, corrected of errors, and augmented and illustrated by several hundred new processes and secret manipulations taken from his own experience,

Where also the right use of medicines is verified by several hundred case histories,in addition to a complete revelation of what is to be done with them in surgery, and alchemy, or the transmutations of metals.For all persons of respectability, physicians, surgeons, chymists, barbers, army-surgeons, horse-doctors, goldsmiths, and all householders most useful to read and use. Oportet sapietiam transferre ad medicinam, & medicinam ad sapientiam. Medicus enim Philosophus est Deo aequalis.

With the Privileges of His Roman Imperial Majesty and the Elector of Saxony.

Leipzig, Publ. by Thomas Schurer's heirs and Matthias Gotzen.

Printed by Gregorius Ritzschen in the year

1638.

Translated from the original by Leone Muller, 1988.


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