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Author Sędziwój, Michał, approximately 1556-approximately 1646.

Title A new light of alchymie: taken out of the fountaine of nature, and manuall experience. To which is added a treatise of sulphur / written by Micheel Sandivogius: i.e. anagram matically, divi Leschi genus amo. Also nine books of the nature of things, written by Paracelsus, viz. Of the generations growthes conservations life: death renewing transmutation separation signatures of naturall things. Also a chymicall dictionary explaining hard places and words met withall in the writings of Paracelsus, and other obscure authors. All which are faithfully translated out of the Latin into the English tongue, by J.F. M.D.

Published London : Printed by Richard Cotes, for Thomas Williams, at the Bible in Little-Britain, 1650.


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Novum lumen chymicum. English.
Physical description 16 unnumbered pages, 147 pages, 13 unnumbered pages, 104 pages, 107-145 pages, 49 unnumbered pages
monochrome rdacc
Series Early English books online.
Notes A translation of: Sędziwój, Michał. Novum lumen chymicum.
J.F. = John French.
The words "generations .. death" and "renewing .. signatures" are enclosed in brackets on title page.
"Of the nature of things, nine books: written by .. Paracelsus", a translation of part of "Metamorphosis", and "A chymicall dictionary", based on "Dictionarium Theophrasti Paracelsi" by Gerhard Dorn, have separate dated title pages; register re-commences at 2A and 3A respectively; the first work has separate pagination = Thomason E.604[4]; 'A chymicall dictionary' = Thomason E.604[5].
"The chymical dictionary is practically a translation of Dorn's Dictionarium Paracelsi ..."--John Ferguson. Bibliotheca chemica, v. 1, p. 257.
Annotation on Thomason copy: "June 26th".
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Wing (2nd ed.) S2506.
Thomason E.604[3].
Thomason E.604[4].
Thomason E.604[5].
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Thomason Tracts ; 93:E604[3],[4],[5]) s1999 miun s.
Other author French, John, 1616-1657.
Paracelsus, 1493-1541. Of the nature of things.
Dorn, Gerhard, active 16th century. Dictionarium Theophrasti Paracelsi.
Subject Paracelsus, 1493-1541. -- Early works to 1800.
Natural history -- Pre-Linnaen works.
Other uniform title Of the nature of things.
Dictionarium Theophrasti Paracelsi.
Chymicall dictionary.
Local subject Internet access