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The Mirror of Alchemy

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In many ancient Books there are found many definitions of this Art, the intentions whereof we must consider in this Chapter. For Hermes said of this Science: Alchemy is a Corporal Science simply composed of one and by one, naturally conjoining things more precious, by knowledge and effect, and converting them by a natural commixtion into a better kind. A certain other ...more
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Published by NuVision Publications (first published September 1st 1992)
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Chris Schaeffer
Dec 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I don't know how much I got out of this but I sure like the words spilling untrammelled from Roger Bacon's lips and fingers.
Jonathan Widell
Feb 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A concise and accessible introduction to alchemy written by an authority in this field, Roger Bacon. Although it is impossible to take anything in this little booklet seriously, one has to admire the resolve and clarity with which the author goes about his business. And let us not make any bones about it, gold is what all of us are interested in, isn't it? "Gold is a perfect masculine body, without any superfluity or diminution: and if it should perfect imperfect bodies mingled with it by ...more
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May 28, 2012 rated it really liked it
A fascinating short tractatus on alchemical theory. Definitely well worth your time if you're at all interested in the period.
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Roger Bacon, O.F.M. (c. 1214–1294), (scholastic accolade Doctor Mirabilis, meaning "wonderful teacher"), was an English philosopher and Franciscan friar who placed considerable emphasis on the study of nature through empirical methods. He is sometimes credited, mainly starting in the 19th century, as one of the earliest European advocates of the modern scientific method inspired by the works of ...more