Catalogue Entry: ALCH00068
'Basilius Valentinus & Iodochus a Rhe': abstracts from these authors (the latter is more usually called Johannes Rhenanus) on minerals, transmutation of metals, vitriol, etc..
Bought at the Sotheby sale by Bernard Quaritch for £15 and offered as Item 60 in his Catalogue no. 253 (1936) for £24. On 11 September 1936 Quaritch offered it to Yahuda for that price, but it was purchased by Lord Wakefield and presented to the British Museum (now British Library) later the same year. See British Museum Quarterly 11 (1937), 66.