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Image caption[Apparatus for sublimation]
Image Type Print (Woodcut)
Image Date [not after 1545]
Size 9.5 x 10.5 cm.
Call number Smith 540.1 C465 1545 P.66
Notes Alchemy. This woodcut appears in book 1, chapter 43, entitled "De erroribus...fornacis in sublimando sulphure & arsenico..."[On the errors...in the furnace for the sublimation of sulphur and arsenic]; it also appears following book 4, chapter 3 (p.187) of this edition, entitled "De furno sublimatorio"[On the furnace for sublimation].
 
Apparatus in the image (See Glossary)
Apparatus Name Function Material
Aludel   Earthenware 
Furnace (Stove, Oven) Sublimation   
 
Publishig information
Author Jabir ibn Hayyan,
TitleAlchemiae Gebri Arabis philosophi solertissimi libri, cum reliquis, ut versa pagella indicabit.
PublisherIoañ. Petreius Nurembergeñ. Denuo Bernae excudi faciebat
Place[Bern]
Imprint Date1545
Location in Bookp.66