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3723. Ceske Krumlov MS. A7.
290 folios. 160x110mm. 15th Century [1454]
f119r-132v Tractatus de alchimia excerpti plurimorum philosophorum.

3724. Ceske Krumlov MS. C11a.
58 folios. 220x160mm. 16th Century.
f1r-58v Tractatus chymici.
f1r-55v "Primum per pannum lineaum spissum et post per corium leporis".
f58v "Tractatus chymici non integri. N. 24. Fasciculus tractatuum rerum chimicorum".

3725. Ceske Krumlov MS. C11b.
242 folios. 220x160mm. 16th Century.
Descriptio Artis Alchymisticae, non tamen ex integro.
[4 sections in Czech.]

3726. Ceske Krumlov MS. C12.
570 folios. 220x170mm. 16th Century.
[Alchemical treatise in Latin and Czech.]

3727. Prague, Knihovna Narodniho Musea MS. XI. H. 61 and XI. C.42.
Compendiolium de Praeparatione auri Potabili veri M.E. Bonacinae D.Med Mediolanensis.

3728. Tarfu University Library
16th Century.
Figurae Magico-Chymicae [Coloured figures of the 'Solidonius series'. Manuscript of J.S. Helffendorff. In German.]

3729. Prague, Strahovska Knihovna MS. D D V 30.
17th Century [1630.]
Basilius Valentinius. Manuscripte welche... in seinem Kloster zu Erfurt.

3730. Prague, Strahovska Knihovna MS. D F IV 63.
16th Century [1584.]
Alchymistische Handschrift.

3731. Prague, University Library MS. RO. VI. Fd. 26.
Mid 15th Century.
Aurora consurgens.

3732. Prague, University Library MS. VIII. A. 3.
166 folios. Paper and parchment. 400x270mm. 14th Century.
f118v-131r De consideracione quinte essencie omnium rerum transmutabilium. [In two books, of which one is inscribed "de generabilis remediis... Dixit Salomon. Sapient VII".]

3733. Prague, University Library MS. VIII. H. 77.
230 folios. Paper. 155x100mm. 18th Century.
Una manu nitide exaratus, imaginibus aut calamo delineatis aut atramento chimico depictis exornatus.
Opercula chart. corio atro in dorso deaurato obducta. Frontes libri aureae.
"Goldenes Creutz oder Breviarum confraternitatis A(ureae) et R(oseae) C(rucis), so der König aller Königen in die Welt gab denen unter der Blutt Fahnen Jesu Christi streittenden Brüdern. Nebst beygefügten Psalmis und Characteren, dann derselben Auslegung". [Rosenkreutzer-Brevier]. (Liber imaginibus et figuris symbolicis et mysticis instructus).

3734. Prague, University Library MS. IX.E.9.
88 folios. Paper. 220x150mm. 14th or 15th Century.
1. f1r "Expliciunt dicta Hermetis".
2. f1r-11v Turba Philosophorum.
3. f11v-14r Allegorie super Turba philosophorum.
4. f14r-14v Alchemical notes.
5. f14v-21r Rhasis Liber de exordio seminum (seu Ovum philosophorum).
6. f21r-28v Liber Luminum.
7. f29r-37v Mag. Saphiri Dicta super artem divinam.
8. f37v-40r Tractatus colorum.
9. f40r-58v Rosarius.
10. f58v-63v [Pseudo] Alberti Magni Semita recta.
11. f63v-65v Rhasis Liber trium verborum.
12. f65v-66v Tractatus de lapide philosophorum.
13. f66v-67r "Aqua operacionis divine".
14. f67r-68r "Operacione verissima lapidis philosophici".
15. f68r-82r Dialogus patris et filii de lapide philosopphico.
16. f82r-83r "Interpretaciones metallorum".
17. f83r-85v Tractatus de calcinationibus corporum et ipsorum salibus.
18. f85v-89v [Notes on chemistry,converting cinabar into silver, of sulphur, of agent vive, of arsenic, of the tone of tartar.]

3735. Prague, University Library MS. X. H. 6.
138 folios. Paper. 220x150mm. 14th Century.
Collectio formularum alchymicarum et opusculorum eiusdem generis magna ex parte anepigraphorum.
1. f1-12 Tractatus alchymicus de transmutationibus.
2. f14-43 Various notes and short pieces.
3. f46-54 Tractatus de transmutationibus corporum.
4. f55-60 Tractatus de arte alchymica.
5. f63-71r "Secreta secretorum" de alchymia.
6. f71v-73 Praecepta alchymiae versificata.
7. f75v-78v "Incipit liber maiorum operum.."
8. f79r-117r Summa Mgri Geber de magisterio suo.
9. f119v-125r Alchemical formulae.

3736. Prague, University Library MS. XI. B. 8.
37 folios. Paper. 300x190mm. 17th Century.
Praeparata physico-chymica (extracted from the works of Paracelsus. In Latin and German.)


3737. Prague, Chapitre Métropolitain MS. 1633. O. LXXIX.
239 folios. 206x160mm. 15th Century.
Aurora consurgens. [1569. Catalogue de Ant Podlaha, tom II. p557-559. Exact copy of MS. Vossiani Chemici F.29.]