Medicina Diastatica or Sympatheticall Mumie
- Book ID:
- Medicina Diastatica or Sympatheticall Mumie
- Containing Many Mysterious and Hidden Secrets in Philosophy and Physick
- 'Lilly, William', 'Paracelsus', 'Tentzelius, Andrea'
- Publisher name:
- Vintage Readers. Originally T. Heath.
- Place of publication:
- Originally London
- Book type:
- First edition date:
- 1653 (1st thus)
- Dewey decimal number:
- 135.45 VAR
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Photographic reproduction of a 17th century book about the medicinal uses of 'mumie' or 'mummy' - a substance that has inspired much speculation, but is described in great detail here. The information is apparently derived from the works of the Swiss physician Paracelsus.
With an introduction by the astrologer William Lilly.
On the CD The Emerald Tablets of Thoth and Other Books on Alchemy, Hermeticism, Rosicrucianism and Magic (135.45 VAR 8389).
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