The first part of the key of philosophie. : Wherein is contained moste ex- [sic] excellent secretes of phisicke and philosophie, divided into twoo bookes. : In the firste is shewed the true and perfect order to distill ... In the seconde is shewed the true and perfect order to prepare, calcine, sublime, and dissolue all maner of mineralles ... / First written in the Germaine tongue by the moste learned Theophrastus Paraselsus, and now published in the Englishe tongue by Ihon [sic] Hester practitioner in the arte of distillation..

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Key of philosophie
At London : Printed by Richard Day, to be sold at the long shop at the West ende of Paules., 1580..
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Appears to have been compiled by Hester from works by both Paracelsus and Philippus Hermanni.
"The key of philosophie. The second parte." has special t.p. Register is continuous.
Signatures: *⁸, A-G⁸ (last leaf blank).
Imperfect: cropped, stained.
Reproduction of original in: University of Glasgow. Library.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 2169:8) s1999 miun s
Cited in:
STC (2nd edition) 19181.5.
Hester, John, -1593.
Paracelsus, 1493-1541.
Hermanni, Philippus.
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