Alchemical Laboratory Notebooks And Correspondence

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Alchemical Laboratory Notebooks and Correspondence

George Starkey—chymistry tutor to Robert Boyle, author of immensely popular alchemical treatises, and probably early America's most important scientist—reveals in these pages the daily laboratory experimentation of a seventeenth-century alchemist.

The editors present in this volume transcriptions of Starkey's texts, their translations, and valuable commentary for the modern reader. Dispelling the myth that alchemy was an irrational enterprise, this remarkable collection of laboratory notebooks and correspondence reveals the otherwise hidden methodologies of one of the seventeenth century's most influential alchemists.

Specifications of Alchemical Laboratory Notebooks and Correspondence

AuthorGeorge Starkey
PublisherUniversity of Chicago Press
Number Of Pages378
Publication Date2005-01-27
Height9 inch.
Length6 inch.
Width1 inch.
Weight1.35 pounds.

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