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Image information
Image caption[Alchemist with water bath]
Image Type Print (Woodcut)
Image Date [not after 1545]
Size 9.5 x 10 cm.
Call number Smith 540.1 C465 1545 P.91
Notes Alchemy. This woodcut appears in book 1, chapter 53, entitled "De coagulatione..."[On coagulation]; it also appears in book 4, chapter 7 (p.191) of this edition, where it accompanies chapter entitled "De furno Solutorio"[On the furnace for dissolution].
 
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Apparatus Name Function Material
Water Bath (Balneum Mariae)   Brick 
 
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.91