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Alchemical texts primarily dealing with physical alchemy

16th Century and earlier:
A Chymicall treatise of Arnoldus de Nova Villa
The Secret Book of Artephius
Everburning Lights of Trithemius
English translation of the Rosarium philosophorum
Geber's Discovery of Secrets
Pretiossissime Donum Dei
The Crowning of Nature
Roger Bacon Tract on the Tincture and Oil of Antimony
Coelum philosophorum of Paracelsus
Paracelsus - The Treasure of Treasures for Alchemists
A Work of Saturn by Johann Isaac Hollandus

17th Century:
Athanasius Kircher's Table of alchemical equipment and operations
The three alchemical flasks of Oldfield
Colours to be observed in the Operation of the Great Work
The Six Keys of Eudoxus
Phantom alchemical plants of Quersitanus
Basil Valentine's Triumphal Chariot of Antimony
The Aphorisms of Urbigerus
Circulatum Minus of Urbigerus
Frontispiece to Urbigerus
John French The Art of Distillation
Francis Bacon - Experiments touching Sulphur and Mercury
Francis Bacon - The Making of Gold
Joannes Agricola A Treatise on Gold
Concerning the Material of the Stone - Ms. l'Arsenal 3027

18th Century:
The Golden Chain of Homer
Rosicrucian Aphorisms and Process - Bacstrom

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