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Images from John Evelyn’s 1646 alchemical MS appear courtesy of the © British Library Board (ADD 78335) Evelyn Papers

Excerpts from Gershom Bulkeley’s alchemical notebook (1672-3) appear by kind permission of the University of Connecticut Libraries and Hartford Medical Society Historical Library. The Bulkeley MSS are being digitized by the Digital Projects Team at UConn, Storrs. To view uploaded MSS go to uchc.libguides.com/content

The annotated copy of the alchemical treatise by George Starkey (aka Eirenaeus Philalethes) Secrets Reveal’d, or, an open entrance to the shut-palace of the King. Containing, the greatest treasure in chymistry, never yet so plainly discovered (London 1669) appears courtesy of the Wellcome Library, London

Title page and Emblem I from Michael Maier’s alchemical emblem book, Atalanta fugiens (Oppenheim 1618), courtesy of the Roy G. Neville Historical Chemical Library, Chemical Heritage Foundation
For an overview, and samples of music, of the Atalanta fugiens based on Donna Bilak’s research at the Chemical Heritage Foundation see atalantachf.omeka.net

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