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Ms. Codex 506 - Abacourt, Baron d' - Der tritte Theil zur Aurea Catena
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Abacourt, Baron d'
Der tritte Theil zur Aurea Catena [manuscript] / von dem Herrn Baron d'Abacourt.
[Austria or southern Germany, circa 1750]
Physical description:
74 leaves : paper ; 200 x 168 (170 x 144) mm. bound to 205 x 180 mm.
German and Latin.
Primarily a collection of preparations, arranged in four chapters with an appendix and index.
Alchemy - Early works to 1800.
Chemistry - History.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, German - 18th century.
Manuscripts, Latin - 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (p. v).
Pagination: Paper, 74; [ix], 1-118, [xxv]; contemporary pagination in ink, lower inner corners.
Script: Written in a cursive script by what appears to be a single hand.
Binding: Contemporary boards.
Origin: Written in Austria or southern Germany, circa 1750.
Indexed / Referenced in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 237 (Ms. E.F. Smith 21).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 506
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 506

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Collection: Other
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: German
Century: 18th century
Date: 1750
Genre: Codices
Genre: Manuscripts, European
Genre: Manuscripts, German - 18th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Latin - 18th century
Genre: Recipes
Subject: Alchemy
Subject: Chemistry
Subject: History
Author: Abacourt, Baron d'
Page material: Paper