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    • Twelfth Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1677
    • Eleventh Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1677
    • Tenth Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1677
    • Ninth Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1677
    • Eighth Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1677
    • Seventh Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1677

    Bound volume contains a collection of alchemical texts. Select title pages and plates are digitized including the plates illustrating The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus).

    • Sixth Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1677
    • Fourth Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1677
    • Second Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1677
    • Second Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1677
    • First Key from The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus)
    • 1677
    • 1678

    Bound volume contains a compilation of earlier famous alchemical texts. Select title pages and plates are digitized including the plates illustrating The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine (Basilius Valentinus). Also…

    • 1633

    Compiled by Gerard from works by Turner, Rembert Dodoens, Iacobus Theodorus, Pena and L'Obel, this English botanical book includes numerous woodcuts of plants. The lavishly illustrated title page is engraved by John…

    • 1572

    Maranta of Venosa's work on antidotes to poisons. Only engraved title page has been digitized at this time.

    • 1789

    This work by Antoine Laurent Lavoisier is widely considered the first of its kind in modern chemical literature. Select digitized content includes front cover, frontismatter, woodcut vignettes, as well as thirteen…

    • circa 1450 – 1475

    This alchemical miniature is believed to be from Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit [The Book of the Holy Trinity], based on the iconography depicted and its relation to the text. Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit

    • circa 1450 – 1475

    This alchemical miniature is believed to be from Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit [The Book of the Holy Trinity], based on the iconography depicted and its relation to the text. Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit

    • circa 1450 – 1475

    This alchemical miniature is believed to be from Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit [The Book of the Holy Trinity], based on the iconography depicted and its relation to the text. Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit

    • Part of Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit [The Book of the Holy Trinity]
    • circa 1450 – 1475

    These three alchemical miniatures are believed to be from Das Buch der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit [The Book of the Holy Trinity], based on the iconography depicted and their relation to the text. Das Buch der heiligen…

    • 1665

    The engraving on the lower-half of the title page depicts the coat of arms of the Royal Society, founded in November 1660 by royal charter of King Charles II. The coat of arms consists of a shield argent featuring the…

    • 1655

    This work contains a detailed description of the natural history cabinet created by the Danish scientist Ole Worm. The text is divided into four books, the first three dealing with minerals, the plant and animal…

    • 1665

    First edition of Robert Hooke's seminal volume, the first large work to illustrate microscopical objects, with copperplates engraved by Hooke himself. All 38 copperplates from the volume are digitized here, with…