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Hermetis, Aegyptiorum et chemicorum sapientia ab Hermanni Conringii animadversionibus vindicata. (Used)

by Borrichius, Olaus.

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Binding: Leatherbound

Book ID: 5568, 5568

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5568 Borrichius, Olaus. HERMETIS, AEGYPTIORUM ET CHEMICORUM SAPIENTIA AB HERMANNI CONRINGII ANIMADVERSIONIBUS VINDICATA. Hafiae: Petrus Hauboldus. 1674, [8]+448+[8]pp, very good copy in contemporary vellum with some staining, small vellum repair, good margins. Defense of the great antiquity of alchemy. Newton owned a copy of Borrichius' De Ortu, and his Lingua Pharmacopoeorum, (Harrison, The Library of Isaac Newton, p.107). Not in Zisska, not in Ferguson Catalogue or Bibliotheca Esoterica, Duveen 89, Ferguson I, 118, Bibliotheca Magica 230. No American or British auction records 1975-2002. See Verginelli's Bibliotheca Hermetica 50 for a discussion of this book. $2,400.00

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