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This entire annotated bibliography, first released in 1990, publications the person helpfully via the place to discover details on quite a few parts on alchemy whilst discovering. Divided into different types to help discovering the appropriate niche, this publication varieties a special reference tool.

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2d ed. London: Watkins, 1953. 55. J. Alchemy. Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1968. 288. Surveys the history of alchemy from Greek origins through the early modem period, including developments in Islam and China. 56. Hopkins, Arthur J. Alchemy, Child of Greek Philosophy. New York: Columbia University Press, 1934. Pp. x + 262. Traces the fortunes of alchemy from its origin in Hellenistic Egypt through the phlogiston theory and the eighteenth century. Stresses the rational, non-mystical aspect of the western alchemical tradition within the context of Greek philosophical, physical and technological thought.

Raymond Lulie et alchimie. Introduction au codicille avec notes et glossaire. Paris: La Haute Science, 1953. Pp. 76. Treats the problems involved in the attribution of alchemical works to Lull, who did not believe in the claims of alChemy. 31 32 151. Alchemy in Europe Anawati, Georges C. " Oriente e occidente nel medioevo: Filosofia e scienze. Rome: Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, 1971, pp. 285-341. Analyzes four alchemical texts attributed to Avicenna and concludes that three are not authentic.

Discusses the fortunes of alchemy in medieval Spain and points out the allusions to alchemy in the Lapidario. 44 210. H. " Revista de filologia espanola, 18 (1931), 261-262. Reports additional material on alchemy in a MS of the Tabula to the Lapidario. 211. Obrist, Barbara. Les debuts de l'imagerie akhimique, XWeXVe siecles. Paris: Le Sycomore, 1982. Pp. 328. Analyzes (but not from a Jungian perspective) the illustrations found with two vernacular alchemical works, the Book of the Secrets of My Lady Akhemy and the Book of the Holy Trinity, as well as the Latin Aurora consurgens.

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