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Image caption[Apparatus for descension]
Image Type Print (Woodcut)
Image Date [not after 1542]
Size 7 x 9 cm.
Call number Smith 540.1 J116 1542 P.38V
Notes Alchemy. Captions around image identify parts of the descensory.
Apparatus in the image (See Glossary)
Apparatus Name Function Material
Descending Furnace (Descensory) Descension  Earthenware 
Publishig information
Author Jabir ibn Hayyan,
TitleGeberis philosophi perspicacissimi, svmma perfectionis magisterii in sua natur ex bibliothecae Vaticanae exemplari undecunq...
PublisherApud Petrum Schoeffer... ; Apud Dominum Ioannem Baptistam Pederz
PlaceVenetiis; Brixiensem
Imprint Date1542
Location in Bookp.38v.