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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…

    • 1800s

    An alchemist takes the pulse of an elegant female patient, inside a cavernous chamber decorated with fine paintings and luxurious furnishings. Above the mantle hangs a painted hunting scene which resembles the work of…

    • circa 1640 – 1677

    In the warm light of a left-hand window, a scholar sits absorbed in his work. His desk is topped with a wooden lectern, small vials and vessels, a globe, and an apothecary's jar with a red cloth lid. The room in which…

    • 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…

    • Atalanta Fleeing
    • 1618

    First published in 1617, Michael Maier's alchemical emblem book contains a preface on ancient music and the Greek myth of Atalanta and Hippomenes and consists of 50 engraved emblems, each accompanied by a discourse and…

    • 1700s

    Seated in a disorderly and rustic workshop, an alchemist examines a flask while scratching his head, deep in thought. Scattered about the floor are books, vessels, and a dog which has curled up in a pile of straw. More…

    • 1700s

    A bearded alchemist sits in the midst of a bustling workshop, tending a small brazier of coals with a hand-bellows. Objects for metalworking- including an anvil, crucible, furnace and hammer- are joined by vessels for…

    • circa 1640 – 1677

    The alchemist's workroom, cluttered with broken vessels and scattered papers, is lit with warm yellow light from the double window at left. Through a large archway we see the alchemist at work by his desk, studiously…

    • 1700s

    A bearded, seated alchemist, wearing glasses and bright red shirt, bends over an open book on a desk stacked high with a mess of papers and glassware. The trail of books continues to the ground with broken and unbroken…

    • circa 1640 – 1677

    A dark study illuminated by single leaded glass window at left; in middle ground a seated man behind cluttered desk faces slightly left; open and closed books, papers, jars and jugs scattered on floor; at right a seated…