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Dell' elixir vitae
Naples: Secondino Roncagliolo, 1624
- 31 cm H
- In the Edelstein Rare Book Room
- Douglas A. Lockard
- Roy G. Neville Historical Chemical Library
Brother Donato, apothecary at the monastery of Santa Caterina, wrote this gorgeously illustrated book on the "Elixir of Life", i.e. distilled alchohol, still known as "aqua vitae".