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Dell' elixir vitae

  • 1624
  • Donato d’Eremita
    Naples: Secondino Roncagliolo, 1624
  • 31 cm H
  • In the Edelstein Rare Book Room
  • Douglas A. Lockard
  • Roy G. Neville Historical Chemical Library
  • b10332674

Description

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".

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