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"Philosophy of The Universe" or a General System of Chymical, Metaphysical, & Mathmatic Knowledge in which The Origin, natural properties of The Three Principles of Nature are Fully described."Compendium of Alchemical Tracts", Volume 2.
from the files of and translated by S. Bacstrom, M.D.
R.A.M.S. 1977. 256 pages. (COMPENDIUM2: .PDF)

Table of Contents:
1. The Short Processes Indicated. As far as the dignity & importance thereof will permit. Translated from the German. p.12
2. Le Febre's Philosophical Lamp Furnace. p.13
3. Second Tract by the same Author in Latin. Translated by S.B. Called Secret of Secret, or, Magistery of The Philosophers.
The Great Art comprehended in 12 Tables. p.15
4. On short Processes. p.32
5. A Second experiment on the Same Principal. p.44
6. Baron von Reusenstein's Chemical Processes. p.49
7. Some good things for sake of confirming other Truths, copied from Baron de Reusenstein's Universal & Particular Processes. Frankfurth & Leipsig 1654. p.58
8. Annotations & Explications of a valuable treatise named The Hermetical Triumph, or: The Victorious Philosophical Stone. Translated from the French & German. London 1723.12*, with a title page. p.69
9. You must have in your Subject Light, Fire, Water & Earth & Radical Humidity. As a Medium of Union. From these derive Universal & Specificated Mineral and Metallic Processes. Universals are. p.80
10. The Process of Signor Alexis Piemontese. His sublimation of Mercury & good reasons on this Subject. Translated from a French manuscript. p.97
11. Lapis de Tribus. a short work which agrees with Myrium the Prophetess. p.106
12. A Thought of Sig. Bacstrom concerning Platina. p.111
13. Extract from Joh. Becheri, D. (p.798, note 214) Physica Subterranea, Opus sine Pari, & c,
Leipsic MDCIII. Explanation the Process of Paracelsus concerning Mercurification by means of the Mercury of Antimony. p.116
14. Extract from Isaac Hollandus. Opera Mineralia. Theatrum Chemicum, Vol. iii, pp.348,349. p.119
15. Rhenanus. From Rhenanus, p.8. Cap.V. Clavis & Manuduct in Libros Th. Paracelsi. True Preparation of Philosophical Mercury p.122
16. From Joh. Joach. Becher. Concordantia Mercuriorum Lunae, p.152. of Opuscula Chymica: Animated Mercury of Claveus. p.123 On Mercury
From Apologia Aiggr. & Chrysop. Theatrum Chymicum, 2nd Vol. p.36
Preparation of Mercury animatus, by Claveous p.125
17. Extracts from 79 Wonders of a certain Subject Gotha 8, 1725. The subject is Luna, & is the Peacock-tail. Native Bismuth Ore. p.129
18. Discourse on the Philosopher's Stone or Grand Elixir wherein its process is given in naked words & its nature inquired into by John Clerke. 1685 Sloane 3700. p.134
19. Extract from Hadrian a Mynsicht or: Henricus Madasthanus. translated by William Alexander Aytoun (Compare this extract from French M.S. following) at p.172, & also from Rhenanus at p.168, Fachsen at 186. p.165
20. Extract from: "Solis e Puteo Emergentis". Authore: Ioanne Rhenano Medico (Johann Rhenanus) 1613, translated by William Alexander Aytoun. p.168
21. Extract from "Practice of Works of the Brothers of the Rosy Cross, & their Keys, to extract quick Sol, not ripe, & spiritual, from all the Minerals, & its fixation by common Sol." (begin at p.9) by an Ananymous Author of date 1763. Preparation of the Alkahest with which can do wonders in Metals & Medicine which is The Universal Solvent. p.172
22. Thoughts upon Jugel's "Particular Process" at page 202. p.178
23. Extracts from: "A Compleat Course of Chemistry." by George Wilson, Chymist 1699. p.185
24. Extract from Modestin Fachsen's Art of Assaying. p.186
25. The Science of Alchimy (copied from an old manuscript). p.202
26. The Practice of Philosophers. (copied from an old manuscript).This Tract has the above title in the book entitled "Revelation of the Secret Spirit", p.37; but the work entitled: "Anima Avicennae" p 165, it is called The Work of Rasis explaining Avicen. p.209
27. Extract from Solis e Puteo Emergentis Authore: Joanne Rhenano, Medico
translated by William Alexander Aytoun. p.215
28. Extract from "Practice of Works of the Brothers of the Rosy Cross, & their Keys, to extract quick Gold, not ripe, & spiritual, from all the Minerals, & its fixation by common Gold." (begin at p.9) by an Ananymous Author of date 1763. Preparation of the Alkahest with which can do wonders in Metals & Medicine which is The Universal Solvent. p.218
29. Substance of a Conversation Mr. B had with Mr. Ford 8th of April 1805. p.223
30. Further Notes as to Mr. Ford p.226
31. Recapitulation of the Whole Process by S.B. by reconciliation of such Philosophers as have worked this way who are: Artephius, Pontanus, Flamel, Urbigerus, author of Hermetical Triumph, Monte Snyder & Others. p.230
32. The Abbot Clairai who himself communicated to Dr. Schepplin at Basil in the year 1756, teaches as follows:- (Clairai was a true Adept), His Universal process. p.238.
33. Some good things for sake of confirming other Truths, copied from Baron de Rusenstein's
Universal & Particular Processes. Frankfurth & Leipsig 1654. p.249
34. A Process upon Lead, by Count Gabriel of Dietrichstein. (34_PROCESS_LEAD)

   
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