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Author: Starkey, George, 1627-1665.
Title: Pyrotechny asserted and illustrated to be the surest and safest means for arts triumph over natures infirmities being a full and free discovery of the medicinal mysteries studiously concealed by all artists, and onely discoverable by fire : with an appendix concerning the nature, preparation, and virtue of several specifick medicaments ... / by George Starkey ...
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Pyrotechny asserted and illustrated to be the surest and safest means for arts triumph over natures infirmities being a full and free discovery of the medicinal mysteries studiously concealed by all artists, and onely discoverable by fire : with an appendix concerning the nature, preparation, and virtue of several specifick medicaments ... / by George Starkey ...
Starkey, George, 1627-1665.

London: Printed by R. Daniel, for Samuel Thomson ..., 1658.
Notes:
To the reader signed: Philanthropos.
First ed. Cf. BM.
Reproduction of original in British Library.
Subject terms:
Pharmacy -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A61324.0001.001

Contents
title page
AN EPISTLE From a Friend of the Author's, To the READER.
To the Honourable, Virtu∣ous, and most accompli∣shed Gentleman, ROBERT BOYL Esq My very good Friend: All temporal and Eternal happiness be multiplied and continued.
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CAP. I. The Preface.
CAP. II. Of the Art of Pyrotechny in General.
CAP. III. That all that pretend to this Art, are not to be reputed Artists.
CAP. IV. Of erroneous Operatours more particularly.
CAP. V. Of the true Sons of Pyrotechny.
CAP. VI. Of the Operations in Chemistry.
CAP. VII. Of the different degrees of Medicines which are to be prepared by this Art.
CAP. VIII. Of the Keies of this Art in General.
CAP. IX. Of the Keyes in particular, and first of the Li∣quour Alchahest.
CAP. X. Of this Liquours virtue and efficacy in general.
CAP. XI. Of this Liquours Virtue and Efficacy more particularly.
CAP. XII. Of the Medicines which are preparable by this Liquour, &c.
CAP. XIII. Of the matter out of which this Liquour is made, and its manner of making,
CAP. XIV. The Conclusion of this Subject, with a Perora∣tion unto Sons of Pyrotechny.
CAP. XV. The Character of a Praeposterous searcher after Natures secrets.
CAP. XVI. The Character of him, who so searcheth Na∣tures Secrets, as to reap profit thereby, and so attends Pyrotechny, as to be made, Per Ignem Philosophus.
The Third PART. Conteining an Experimental Essay, and a Faithful Discoverie of Nature, in her Medicinally Chemical Secrets.
The first Chapter, being an Introductorie Historical Narration of my first Salutati∣on of, and first Progress in Chemical Phi∣losophie.
CAP. II. Of Specificks.
CAP. III. Of volatile Salts of Herbes, and their Vir∣tue.
A Corollary Appendix concerning several Noble Specifick Remedies, preparable by Pyrotechny, and Succedaneous to the Grand Arcana.
THE CONCLVSION Of this TREATISE.