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"Radix Mundi" by Roger Bacon. Translated out of the Latin into English and claused by: William Salmon, professor of physick. R.A.M.S. 1977. 79 pages. (RADIXMUNDI: .doc, .pdf, .jpg)
Table of Contents:
Chapter XXXVII. Of the original of metals, and principles of the mineral work. p.1
Chapter XXXVIII. Of the Mercury, the second principle of the work. p.6
Chapter XXXIX. Of the purification of the metals and mercury for our work. p.8
Chapter XL. Of the conjunction of the principles, in order to this great work. p.11
Chapter XLI. Of the vessel, lute, closing, and times of the philosophick work. p.15
Chapter XLII. Of the Philosophers Fire, the kinds and government thereof. p.18
Chapter XLIII. Of the Aenigma's of Philosophers, their deceptions, and precautions concerning the same. p.22
Chapter XLIV. Of the various signs appearing in every operation. p.25
Chapter XLV. Od the Education of the Whiteness out of the blackness or black matter. p.29
Chapter XLVI. Of the way and manner how to educe the red tincture out of the white. p.34
Chapter XLVII. Of the multiplication, or augmentation of our medicine, by dissolution. p.37
Chapter XLVIII. Of the augmentation or multiplication of our medicine by fermentation. p.40
Chapter XLIX. Of the differences of the medicine and proportions used in projection. p.45
Chapter L. Of projection, and how it is to be performed upon the metals. p.48
Chapter LI. Of the compleatment, or perfection of the whole work. p.49
Chapter LII. The preface or enterance into this work, and the definition of the Art. p.53
Chapter LIV. Of the nearest matter, out of which the elixir is drawn or made. p.55
Chapter LV. of the nearest matter of our stone, yet more plainly. p.59
Chapter LVI. Of the manner of working, and of the moderation and continuing of the fire. p.63
Chapter LVII. Of the quality of the vessels and fornaces. p.66
Chapter LVIII. Of the colours, accidental and essential, appearing in the work. p.69
Chapter LIX. Of the manner of projection upon any of the imperfect metals. p.72
Chapter LX. A Short recapitulation of the whole work. p.76

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