Catalogue Entry: ALCH00064

Notebook containing little but headings ('De Sale'; 'Solutio'; 'Conjunctio et Liquefactio'; 'Imbibitio & Calcinatio', etc.), with gaps for entries left blank apart from a few perfunctory notes in Latin.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Ms. Var. 260, National Library of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel

[Normalized Text (at Chymistry of Isaac Newton)]

Custodial History

Bought at the Sotheby sale for £5 by William H. Robinson, who told Keynes on 13 August 1936 that it was still in stock. Presumably, however, Keynes did not buy it. Presented to the Jewish National and University Library a little after December 1958 by Dr S.M. Edelstein.

Sotheby Lot

SL59

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