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Extractus: selectissimarum rerum chymicarum, Joannis Bapt. Helmontii ab Helmond, insignis ac subtilissimi philosophi adepti lectu utilissmus circa 1645-1799

MS 118


Collection Summary

Creator: Helmont, Jean Baptiste van, 1577-1644.
Collection Name: Extractus: selectissimarum rerum chymicarum, Joannis Bapt. Helmontii ab Helmond, insignis ac subtilissimi philosophi adepti lectu utilissmus
Inclusive Dates: circa 1645-1799
Physical Description:.1 linear feet
Abstract:The 405 extracts, by an unknown compiler, are from the chemical writings of Helmont. The pen-and-ink manuscript is in one hand. It is undated, but the introductory biography section notes Helmont's death date, thus the compilation must be after 1644; perhaps even sometime from the 18th century.
Collection Number:MS 118
Language: Materials are in Latin.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
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Biographical Note

Flemish physician and chemist who attempted to construct a natural philosophical system based on chemical concepts; also developed the concept of gas.


Scope and Content Note

The 405 extracts, by an unknown compiler, are from the chemical writings of Helmont. The pen-and-ink manuscript is in one hand. It is undated, but the introductory biography section notes Helmont's death date, thus the compilation must be after 1644; perhaps even sometime from the 18th century.

Bound with marbled end papers in the "placard" pattern, popular from the late 17th century to the mid-18th century.


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Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Helmont, Jean Baptiste van, 1577-1644.

Subject(s)
Chemistry -- Philosophy -- History -- 17th century.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Extractus: selectissimarum rerum chymicarum, Joannis Bapt. Helmontii ab Helmond, insignis ac subtilissimi philosophi adepti lectu utilissmus (MS 118). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

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