- Part of Osnovy Khimīi (Principles of Chemistry), volume II
This is the first published periodic table of elements in its modern form with the elements of each group arranged vertically. Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev (1834-1907) created this table for the second edition of his…
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- Part of Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum
- 1652 (MDCLII)
Engraved diagram from George Ripley's The Compound of Alchymie. Known as Ripley's Wheel, the drawing depicts concentric planetary spheres along with his alchemical recipes.
The first 16 figures represent the atoms of different elastic fluids, drawn in squares of different magnitude in proportion to the diameters of the atoms.
Fig. 17 exhibits curve lines by which the boiling point of…
A Table of Chymicall [Chemical] & Philosophicall [Philosophical] Charecters [Characters] with their significations as they are usually found in Chymicall [Chemical] Authors both printed & manuscript
- Part of The Last Will and Testament of Basil Valentine
Table of alchemical symbols. These and other symbols are common throughout alchemical literature and were used to denote some elements and compounds until the 18th century. While notation like this was mostly…