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Alchemical Laboratory Notebooks and Correspondence by George Starkey

By George Starkey

George Starkey--chymistry teach to Robert Boyle, writer of immensely renowned alchemical treatises, and doubtless early America's most vital scientist--reveals in those pages the day-by-day laboratory experimentation of a seventeenth-century alchemist.

The editors found in this quantity transcriptions of Starkey's texts, their translations, and worthy statement for the fashionable reader. Dispelling the parable that alchemy used to be an irrational firm, this awesome number of laboratory notebooks and correspondence finds the in a different way hidden methodologies of 1 of the 17th century's such a lot influential alchemists.

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