Catalogue Entry: ALCH00129

A recipe for making 'Regulus Martis' (an alloy of iron and antimony)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Location Unknown

Custodial History

SL88 was bought at the Sotheby sale by Pickering & Chatto for £5. The other two folios of the original lot are now ff. 2 and 3 of Ms. QD14.N498 in the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia.

Sotheby Lot

Part of SL88

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