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Alchemical Tracts

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0117 MS/11
Held at: Royal Society
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Full title: Alchemical Tracts
Date(s): [1600-1650]
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Various
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Scope and content/abstract:

'Libro varissimo del Conte Guido di materia fisiche e mathematiche' A volume of alchemical tracts. Items 7, 9, 18, part of 19 and 23 are all in one hand; items 11 to 15 are in another; the remainder are in various hands. Most of the items appear to date from the early or middle 17th century, to judge by the hands, though the matter is in most cases probably much older.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Latin and Italian

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Conditions governing reproduction:

No publication without written permission. Apply to Archivist in the first instance.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Royal Society catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 2009.

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