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CROLL, Oswald (Crollius). La royalle Chymie de Crollius, suivi du traicté des signatures, ou vraye et vive anatomie du grand & petit monde. 1634.

Photo CROLL, Oswald (Crollius). 

CROLL, Oswald (Crollius). 

La royalle Chymie de Crollius, suivi du traicté des signatures, ou vraye et vive anatomie du grand & petit monde. 

Rouen, David du Petit Val, 1634.

8vo (6,3x4,2 inches) of 1 leaf (title page), 460 pages, 31 leaves (index), 126 pages (traicté des signatures), 16 leaves (index)Few woodcut in text.  binding : Contemporary full vellum. Small worm hole. 

Photo CROLL, Oswald (Crollius). 

Rare French edition of this collection of treatises on alchemy of Oswald Croll, one of the first disciples of Paracelsus, translated by the surgeon Jean Marcel Boleyn.
The book is divided into three treaties:
- The first offers a admonitoire Preface, containing the very deep mysteries & Philosophy rarest of both natural grace, reaching the excellence of medicine Chymical, and magnitude of the Microcosm;
- The second is "la Royalle chymie de Crollius", describing various remedies and recipes of Medicine;
- The third one, separate pagination, is finally a Traict signatures, or true and deep anatomy of the great and little world. This part contains many signs and alchemical symbols often lacking.

Price : 1200 €

Photo CROLL, Oswald (Crollius). 
Photo CROLL, Oswald (Crollius). 
Photo CROLL, Oswald (Crollius). 
Photo CROLL, Oswald (Crollius). 
Photo CROLL, Oswald (Crollius). 
Photo CROLL, Oswald (Crollius). 
Photo CROLL, Oswald (Crollius). 
Photo CROLL, Oswald (Crollius). 
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