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Radl, Em. Paracelsus. Eine Skizze seines Lebens. [1]

Ray, Praphulla Chandra. Chemical knowledge of the Hindus of old. [2]

Singer, Charles. Daniel of Morley and English Philosopher of the XIIth century. [3]

Haskins, Charles H. Michael Scot and Frederick II. [4]

Holmyard, E.J. A critical examination of Berthelot's work upon Arabic chemistry. [6]

Leroux, Lucien. Nicolas Lemery. [7]

Hopkins, A.J. A modern Theory of Alchemy. [7]

Davis T.L. The Autobiography of Denis Zachaire. [8]

Haskins, C.H. The "Alchemy" ascribed to Michael Scot. [10]

Browne, C.A. Scientific notes from the books and letters of John Winthrop Jr. (1606-1676). [11]

Steele, R. Practical Chemistry in the XIIth Century. [12]

Thorndike, L. Vatican Latin manuscripts in the history of science and medicine. [13]

Singer, D.W. Michael Scot and Alchemy. [13]

Thorndike, L. Seven salts of Hermes. [14]

Thorndike, L. Prospectus for a Corpus of medieval scientific literature in Latin. [14]

Kraus, P. Studien zu Jabir ibn Hayyan. [15]

Patterson, T.S. John Mayow in contemporary setting. [15]

Nierenstein, M. The early history of the first chemical reagent. [16]

Maynard, K. Science in early English literature (1550 to 1650). [17]

Nierenstein, M. Helvetius, Spinoza, and transmutation. [17]

Welborn, M.C. The errors of the doctors according to Friar Roger Bacon of the Minor Order. [18]

Fulton, J.F. Robert Boyle and his influence on thought in the seventeenth century. [18]

Wu, L.C. and Davis, T.L. An ancient Chinese treatise on Alchemy entitled Ts'an T'ung Ch'i. [18]

Nierenstein, M. and Chapman, P.F. Enquiry into the authorship of the Ordinall of Alchimy. [18]

Camden, C. Astrology in Shakespeare's day. [19]

Ruska, J. Die Alchemie des Avicenna [21]

Nierenstein, M. and Price, F. M. The identity of the MS entitled "Mr. Norton's worke, de lapide ph'orum" with the Ordinall of Alchimy. [21]

Partington, J.R. The discovery of Mosaic Gold. [21]

Stimson, D. Comenius and the Invisible College. [23]

Davis, T.L. The dualistic cosmogony of Huai-Nan-Tzu and its relations to the background of Chinese and European alchemy. [25]

Thorndike, L. Faust and Johann Virdung of Hassfurt. [26]

Pogo, A. Ioannes Nardius (ca. 1580-ca. 1655) [26]

Thorndike, L. The Secrets of Hermes. [27]

Shorr, P. Sir John Freind (1675-1728) pioneer historian of medicine. [27]

Davis, T.L. Pictorial representations of alchemical theory. [28]

Hopkins, A.J. A defence of Egyptian alchemy. [28]

Hopkins, A.J. A study of the Kerotakis process as given by Zosimus and later alchemical writers. [29]

Thorndike, L. A study in the analysis of complex scientific manuscripts. Sloane 3457: An important alchemical manuscript. [29]

Davis, T.L. and Chao Yun-Ts'ung. An alchemical poem by Kao Hsiang-Hsien [30]

Stimson, D. Amateurs of science in the 17th Century. [31]

Kibre, Pearl. The Alkimia minor ascribed to Albertus Magnus. [32]

Tallmadge, G. Kasten. The Perpetual Motion Machine of Mark Antony Zimara. [33]

Singer, Dorothea Waley. The Cosmology of Giordano Bruno. [33]

Thorndike, Lynn. Translations of Works of Galen from the Greek by Peter of Abano. [33]

Sarton, G. Remarks on the Theory of Temperaments. [34]

Kibre Pearl. An Alchemical tract attributed to Albertus Magnus. [35]

Cramer, Frederick. Some recent European Publications on Ancient Pseudo-science and its adversaries. [38]

Spooner, Roy C. and Wnag, C.H. The Divine Nine Turn Tan Sha Method, a Chinese alchemical recipe. [38]

Dubs, Homer H. The Beginnings of Alchemy. [38]

McCracken, George E. Athanasius Kircher's Universal Polygraphy. [39]

Pagel, Walter. Jung's Views on Alchemy. [39]

Duveen, Denis. James Price (1752-1783), Chemist and Alchemist. [41]

Boas, Marie. Boyle as a Theoretical Scientist. [41]

Kuhn, Thomas S. Newton's "31st Query" and the Degradation of Gold. [42]

Kuhn, Thomas S. Robert Boyle and Structural Chemistry in the Seventeenth Century. [43]

Merlan, Philip. Plotinus and Magic. [44]

Boas, Marie. An Early Version of Boyle's Sceptical Chymist. [45]

Multhauf, Robert P. John of Rupescissa and the Origin of Medical Chemistry. [45]

Plessner, M. The Place of the Turba Philosophorum in the Development of Alchemy. [45]

Levey, Martin; Krek, Moroslav and Haddad, Husni. Some notes on the Chemical Technology in an Eleventh Century Arabic Work on Bookbinding. [47]

Partington, J.R. The Life and Work of John Mayow (1641-1679). [47]

Mazzeo, Joseph A. Notes on John Donne's Alchemical Imagery. [48]

Cope, Jackson L. Evelyn, Boyle, and Dr. Wilkinson's "Mathematico-Chymico-Mechanical School". [50]

Larkin, Vincent R. (translator). St. Thomas Aquinas, On the Combining of tke Elements (translation). [51]

Levey, M. The earliest stages in the evolution of the still. [51]

Debus, Allen G. The Paracelsian Aerial Niter. [55]

Hartner, Willy. Notes on Picatrix. [56]

Reti, Ladislao. Parting of Gold and Silver with Nitric Acid in a page of the Codex Atlanticus of Leonardo da Vinci. [56]

Treloar, F. E. Ritual Objects Illustrating Indian Alchemy and Tantric Religious Practice. [58]

Grant, Edward. Medieval and Seventeenth Century Conceptions of an Infinite Void Space beyond the Cosmos. [60]

Aston, Margaret. The Fiery Trigon Conjunction: An Elizabethan Astrological Prediction. [61]

Debus, Allen G. Motion in the Chemical Texts of the Renaissance. [64]

Debus, Allen G. A Further not of Palingenesis: The Account of Ebenezar Sibly in the Illustration of Astrology (1792). [64]

Sivin, N. Chinese Alchemy and the Manipulation of Time. [67]

Dobbs, B. J. T. Newton Manuscripts at the Smithsonian Institution. [68]

Breiner, Lawrence A. The Career of the Cockatrice. [70]

Zetterberg, J. Peter. Hermetic Geocentricity: John Dee's Celestial Egg. [70]

Hutchinson, Keith. What happened to Occult Qualities in the Scientific Revolution? [73]

Dobbs, B. J. T. Newton's Alchemy and his Theory of Matter. [73]

Hannaway, Owen. Laboratory Designa dn the Aim of Science: Andreas Libavius versus Tycho Brahe. [77]

Grant, Edward. Celestial Orbs in the Latin Middle Ages. [78]

Newman, William. Newton's Clavis as Starkey's Key. [78]

Golinski, J. V. A Noble Spectacle: Phosphorus and the Public Culture of Science in the Early Royal Society. [80]

Newman, William. Technology and the Alchemical Debate in the Late Middle Ages. [80]