Theatrum chemicum Britannicum (1652)
Theatrum chemicum Britannicum. Containing severall poeticall pieces of our famous English philosophers, who have written the hermetique mysteries in their owne ancient language... With annotations
4° London: J. Grismond for N. Brooke 1652
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Table of contents:
- Elias Ashmole. Prologue. January 26, 1652.
- Thomas Norton. The Ordinall of Alchimy.
- George Ripley. The Compound of Alchymie.
- Anonymous. Liber patris sapientiae.
- Verse beginning "In the name of the holy Triniti".
- Verse beginning "Iyfe thow wilt thys warke begyn."
- Anonymous. Hermes Bird.
- Geoffry Chaucer. The Tale of the Chanans Yeoman.
- John Dastin.The Worke of John Dastin. or Dastin's Dreame.
- Pearce the Black Monke upon the Elixir.
- The Worke of Rich: Carpenter. or Carpenter's Worke
- Abraham Andrews. The Hunting of the Greene Lyon.
- Thomas Charnock. The Breviary of naturall Philosophy. 1557.
- Thomas Charnock. Aenigma ad Alchimiam. 1572.
- Thomas Charnock. Aenigma de Alchimiae. 1572.
- William Bloomefield. Bloomfields Blossoms: or, The Campe of Philosophy.
- Edward Kelley. Sir Edward Kelle's Worke.
- Edward Kelley. Sir Ed: Kelly concerning the Philosophers Stone written to his especiall good Freind, G.S. Gent.
- John Dee. Testamentum Johannis Dee Philosophi summi ad Johannem Gwynn, transmissum 1568.
- Thomas Robinson. Thomas Robinsonus de lapide philosophorum.
- Anonymous. Experience and Philosophy.
- W.B. The Magistery. December, 1633.
- Anonymi: or, severall workes of unknowne Authors.
- John Gower. John Gower concerning the Philosophers Stone.
- George Ripley. The Vision of Sr: George Ripley: Channon of Bridlington.
- George Ripley. Verses belonging to an emblematicall Scrowle: Supposed to be invented by Geo: Ripley.
- George Ripley. The Mistery of alchymists, Composed by Sir Geo: Ripley Chanon of Bridlington.
- George Ripley. The Preface prefixt to Sir Geo: Ripley's Medulla. 1476.
- George Ripley. A shorte worke That beareth the Name of the aforesaid Author, Sir G. Ripley.
- John Lydgate. Translation of the second Epistle that King Alexander sent to his Master Aristotle.
- Anonymous. The Hermet's Tale.
- Anonymous. A Discription of the Stone.
- Anonymous. The standing of the Glasse for the tyme of the Putrefaction, and Congelation of the Medicine.
- D.D.W. Bedman. or W. Redman. Aenigma Philosphicum.
- Thomas Charnock. Fragments coppied From Thomas Charnock's owne hand writing. 1574.
- In some Coppies I have found these Verses placed before Pearce the Black Monk, upon the Elixir.
- I have seene an old Coppy of the said work of Pearce the Black Monk, to the end of which these following Verses were joyned.
- This following Fragment in some copies I have found placed at the end of the aforegoing Exposition of Pearce the Black Monke. A Conclusion.
- An other Conclusion.
- The whole Scyence.
- Annotations and Discourses, upon Some part of the preceding Worke.
- A table of the several Treatises, with their Authors Names, contained in this Worke.
- A Table explaining the Obscure, Obsolete, and mis-spell'd words used throughout this Worke.