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    For a detailed alchemical interpretation of Dürer's “Melencolia” see “The Alchemist in Life, Literature and Art”, 57–62 (London and Edinburgh, 1947).

  2. 2

    Op. cit., pp. 8–9.

  3. 3

    A detailed account of Seton, and of his rescuer and successor, Sendivogius, is given in “Humour and Humanism in Chemistry”, 37–65 (London, 1947). The same work also deals fully with James IV and Damian (pp. 16–36).

  4. 4

    Alchemical paintings by artists of the Low Countries and others are reproduced in the work mentioned under (1) above.

  5. 5

    Some of Maier's alchemical music is reproduced in “Prelude to Chemistry” (London, 1936; 2nd edit., 1939; and New York, 1937).

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READ, J. Alchemy and Alchemists. Nature 168, 759–762 (1951). https://doi.org/10.1038/168759a0

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