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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

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Starkey, George 1627-1665
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: W. Godbid for William Cooper , 1669
[30], 120, [8] p. ; 18 cm.

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[Cover]

[Title page] 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 : composed by a most famous English-man, styling himself anonymus, or Eyræneus Philaletha cosmopolita : who, by inspiration and reading, attained to the philosophers stone at his age of twenty three years, Anno Domini, 1645

The epistle dedicatory

The publishers epistle to the English reader

The epistle dedicatory of John Langius, publisher or this author in Latin

The preface of John Langius to the reader

The authors preface, pp. [unnumbered]-[1]

[Half-title] Secrets reveal'd : or, an open entrance to the shutt palace of the king, p. [1]

Chap. 1 : of the necessity of the sophick Mercury for the work of the elixir, pp. [1]-4-5

Chap. 2 : of the principles composing the Mercury Sophical, pp. 4-5-6-7

Chap. 3 : of the chalybs of the sophists, p. 6-7

Chap. 4 : of the magnet of the sophists, p. 8-9

Chap. 5 : the chaos of the sophi, pp. 8-9-10-11

Chap. 6 : the air of the sophists, pp. 10-11-12-13

Chap. 7 : of the first operation of the preparation of the sophick Mercury, by the flying eagles, pp. 14-15-16-17

Chap. 8 : of the labour and tediousness of the first preparation, pp. 16-17-20-21

Chap. 9 : of the verture of our Mercury upon all the metals, p. 20-21

Chap. 10 : of the Sulphur which is in the sophical Mercury, pp. 20-21-22-23

Chap. 11 : of the invention of the perfect magistery, pp. 22-23-30-31

Chap. 12 : of the manner of making the perfect magistery in general, p. 30-31

Chap. 13 : of the use of a ripe sulphur, in the work of the elixir, pp. 32-33-50-51

Chap. 14 : of the requisite circumstances in general, belonging to this work, pp. 50-51-52-53

Chap. 15 : of the accidental purgation of Gold and Mercury, pp. 52-53-56-57

Chap. 16 : of the amalgamation of the Mercury and Gold, and of the due weight of both, pp. 56-57-60-61

Chap. 17 : of the preparation, form, matter, and closing the vessel, pp. 60-61-64-65

Chap. 18 : of the philosophical furnace or [athanor], pp. 64-65-70-71

Chap. 19 : of the progress of the work in the first forty dayes, pp. 70-71-80-81

Chap. 20 : of the appearing of blackness in the work of Sol and Luna, pp. 80-81-84-85

Chap. 21 : of the burning of the flowers, and how to prevent it, pp. 84-85-86-87

Chap. 22 : the regimen of Saturn, what it is, and whence it is denominated, p. 88-89

Chap. 23 : of the various regimens of this work, pp. 88-89-90-91

Chap. 24 : of the first regimen of the work, which is of Mercury, pp. 90-91-94-95

Chap. 25 : of the second regimen of the work, which is of Saturn, pp. 94-95-96-97

Chap. 26 : of the regimen of Jupiter, p. 98-99

Chap. 27 : of the regimen of Luna, p. 100-101

Chap. 28 : of the regimen of Venus, pp. 102-103-104-105

Chap. 29 : of the regimen of Mars, pp. 104-105-106-107

Chap. 30 : of the regimen of Sol, pp. 106-107-108-109

Chap. 31 : the fermentation of the stone, p. 110-111

Chap. 32 : the imbibition of the stone, p. 112-113

Chap. 33 : the multiplication of the stone, p. 114-115

Chap. 34 : of the manner of projection, p. 116-117

Chap. 35 : of the many uses of this medicine, pp. 118-119-120

[Contents] The contents, pp. 120 ff.

The characters explained

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