Voarchadumia contra alchimiam
Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
Brunet IV, 349; Sander 5407; Mortimer, Italian, 354; British Museum, STC Italian, p. 488
Overall: 21.1 x 15.6 x 1.7 cm (8 5/16 x 6 1/8 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with woodcut title border (printed in black and four colors) and fifteen woodcuts, plus charts and diagrams
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(Venice: Giovanni Tacuino, 1530) Quarto; 74 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped red morocco (Thibaron).
Illustrations: title border with figures of author and others associated with history of alchemy (printed in black and four colors); double-page map of Venice (fol. A4v-A5r); views of alchemists’ furnaces.
Venice: Giovanni Tacuino, 1530
Leo S. Olschki, Florence, from whom purchased by MFA, April 29, 1902.
Otis Norcross Fund