Catalogue Entry: ALCH00099

A series of lists of authors and books on alchemy.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: M132/2/3, Stanford University Library, Stanford, California, USA

Custodial History

Bought at the Sotheby sale by Heffers for £12.10s. and offered to Yahuda on 7 September 1936 for £18 but presumably turned down. Appeared as Item 1 in Heffers' Catalogue 493 (1936) at £18, and again as Item 745 in Heffers' Catalogue 513 (1937) at the same price. At some point acquired by Frederick E. Brasch, who donated it to Stanford.

Sotheby Lot



Includes (p. 7) a list of 27 items headed: 'Desiderantur opera Lullij sequentia'.


Described in the Sotheby catalogue as 8 pp. enclosed in a folded sheet used for geometrical diagrams: the wrapper accounts for 4 pp. of which one blank.

See Figala et al., 'De Scriptoribus'.

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