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A020. An alchemist, possibly Irenaeus Philalethes, in his laboratory. From Pyrotechnia ofte Vuur-stook-Kunde, Amsterdam, 1687.

A025. Woodcut from Hieronymus Braunschweig Das Buch zu distillieren, Strassburg, 1519.

A026. Engraved frontispiece from Moses Charas Neu-erfahrne Proben von der Viper... , Frankfurt, 1679.

A037. Woodcut from Lazarus Ercker Beschreibung allerfurnemisten mineralischen Ertzt unnd Bergkwercks arten, Frankfurt, 1598.

A049. Frontispiece from Johann Gottfried Kiessling, Relatio practica Leipzig, 1752.

A053. Frontispiece Johann Georg Schmid, Der von Mose u. denen Propheten übel urtheilende Alchymist Chemnitz, 1706.

A085. Count Cajetani and Baron von Klettenberg dispute in an alchemical garden Besondere Curieuses Entrevue, 1721.

A086. Frontispiece engraving from Urban Hjärne Actorum Chemicorum Holmiensium, 1753

A106. Woodcut from Hieronymus Brunschweig Das Buch zu distillieren, [1517.]

A107. Engraving from work of Giovanni Battista Diana Paleologo (1656-1744).

A119. Frontispiece from C.F. Sabor Practica naturae vera, 1721.

A122. 17th century engraving of distillation apparatus.

A124. Frontispiece from Jean Beguin, Tyrocinium chymicum, 1660

A141. Engraving one from Michelspacher Cabala: Spiegel der Kunst und Natur, 1615.
A150. Emblem 2 from Barchusen, Elementa chemiae, Leiden, 1718. A152. From titlepage of J.B. Van Helmont Opera Omnia, Franckfurt, 1682.

A159. Engraving from Christian Friedrich Sendimir von Siebenstern Chymischer Monden-schein, Frankfurt, 1739.

A164.Engraving from Nicolas Le Fèvre, Chymischer Handleiter, und guldnes Kleinod, Nurnberg, 1676.

A176. Thomas Charnock's furnace from a manuscript, 16th century.

A178. Engraving by Abraham Bosse La calcination Solaire de l'antimoine (Calcination of antimony by sunlight.)

A182. Woodcut from Bartholomaeus, Anglicus Le proprietaire des choses, Lyon 1490.

A189. Enraving from Johann Christoph von Ettner Des getreuen Eckharts Entlauffener Chymicus, Augsburg, 1697.

A190.Woodcut from Hortus Sanitatis, Strasbourg c. 1497.

A191.Engraved frontispiece from Giambattista della Porta, Magiae naturalis libri vigenti, Leiden 1644.

A196.Woodcut from Brunschwygt, Liber de arte distillandi, Strasbourg, 1500.

A199.Engraving from C Gesner, The Practice of the New and Old Physicke, London, 1599.

A200.Engraving from C Gesner, The Practice of the New and Old Physicke, London, 1599.

A201.Engraving from C Gesner, The Practice of the New and Old Physicke, London, 1599.

A204.Woodcut from Annibal Barlet, Le vray et methodique cours... Paris, 1651.

A207.

A208.Fictuld, Herman. Azoth et Ignis. Leipzig, 1749.

A209.Engraving from Fictuld, Herman. Azoth et Ignis. Leipzig, 1749.

A215.Frontispeice engraving from Adolph Christoph Bentz Philosophische Schau-Bühne Nurnberg, 1706.

A220.Engraved frontispiece Falscher und wahrer Lapis Philosophorum, Frankfurt, 1752.

A224.Woodcut title page from Hieronymus Braunschweig, Distilierbuch der rechten Kunst, 1552.

A226.Frontispiece from Theatrum Sympateticum Amsterdam, 1727.

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