Lists of sequences of alchemical emblems

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There are a number of series of emblems in printed books and manuscripts on alchemy. These include:-
  • The Hermetic Garden of Stolcius - 160 images.
  • The Rosarium philosophorum - 20 images.
  • The Mylius version of the Rosarium philosophorum - 20 images.
  • The Splendor solis - 22 images.
  • The Pretiosissimum Donum Dei - 12 images.
  • The Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit or Pandora series - 18 images.
  • The Book of Lambspring - 15 images.
  • The Atalanta fugiens of Michael Maier - 50 images. [Emblems 1-10 here.]
  • Edward Kelley's Terrestrial Astronomy - 16 images.
  • Mylius' Philosophia reformata - 28 images.
  • The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine - 12 images.
  • The Petrus Bonus series - 14 images.
  • The Red Lion of van Vreeswyk - 15 images.
  • The Green Lion of van Vreeswyk - 18 images.
  • The Gold Lion of van Vreeswyk - 17 images.
  • The Cabinet of Minerals of van Vreeswyk - 17 images.
  • The twelve figures of Orthelius - 12 images.
  • Hieroglyphic figures of Nicholas Flamel - 7 images.
  • Eleazar's version of Flamel's figures - 7 images.
  • Eleazar's series - 15 figures.
  • The Hermaphroditic Sun and Moon child - 12 images.
  • The Crowning of Nature - 67 images.

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