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"Artephius. His Secret Book. The Epistle of John Pontanus". Mentioned in the Preface of Artephius his secret Book. Wherein he bears witness of the Book translated out of the Latin copy Extant in the third of Theatrum Chemicum at the 75th page. Translated out of Latin By William Salmon, Professor of Physick. Faithfully re-typed by a meer student of the Hermetic Art. 1976. 58 pages. (ARTEPHIUS: .doc, .pdf)
Table of Contents:
CHAPTER III. OF THE COMPOSITION OF OUR ANTIMONIAL VINEGAR, OR SECRET WATER. p.7
CHAPER IV. OF THE OPERATIONS OF OUR ANTIMONIAL VINEGAR OR MINERAL WATER. p.9
CHAPTER V. OF OTHER OPERATIONS OF OUR SECRET MINERAL WATER AND ITS TINCTURE. p.11
CHAPTER VI. OF WHAT SUBSTANCE METALS ARE TO CONSIST IN ORDER TO DO THIS WORK. p.14
CHAPTER VII. OF THE WONDERFUL THINGS DONE BY OUR WATER IN ALTERING AND CHANGING BODIES. p.16
CHAPTER VIII. OF THE AFFINITY OF OUR WATER, AND OTHER WONDERFULL THINGS DONE BY IT. p.18
CHAPTER IX. OF SUBLIMATION: OR, THE SEPARATION OF THE PURE, FROM THE IMPURE, BY THIS WATER. p.22
CHAPTER X. OF THE SEPARATION OF THE PURE PARTS FROM THE IMPURE. p.25
CHAPTER XI.OF THE SOUL WHICH IS EXTRACTED BY OUR WATER, AND MADE TO ASCEND. p.28
CHAPTER XII. OF DIGESTION, AND HOW THE SPIRIT IS MADE THEREBY. p.31
CHAPTER XIII. OF THE BEGINNING OF THE WORK, AND A SUMMARY OF WHAT IS TO BE DONE. p.34
CHAPTER XIV. OF THE EASINESS AND SIMPLICITY OF THIS WORK, AND, OF OUR PHILOSOPHIC FIRE. p.37
CHAPTER XV. OF THE THREE KINDS OF FIRES OF THE PHILOSOPHERS IN PARTICULAR. p.39
CHAPTER XVI. OF THE COLOURS OF OUR PHILOSOPHICK TIMCTURE, OR STONE. p.41
CHAPTER XVII. OF THE PERFECT BODIES, THEIR PUTREFACTION, CORRUPTION, DIGESTION AND TINCTURE. p.43
CHAPTER XVIII. OF THE MULTIPLICATION OF THE PHILOSOPHICK TINCTURE. p.47
CHAPTER XIX. OF SUBLIMATION IN PARTICULAR, AND SEPARATION OF THE PURE FROM THE IMPURE. p.50
CHAPTER XX. OF DIGESTION, SUBLIMATION, AND SEPARATION OF THE BODIES, FOR THE PEFECTION OF THE WORK. p.53
CHAPTER XXI. OF THE SECRET OPERATION OF THE WATER AND SPIRIT UPON THE BODY. p.55
CHAPTER XXII. OF THE SIGNS OF THE END OF THE WORK, AND THE PERFECTION THEREOF. p.57

   
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