Woodcut illustrations by Jost Ammann 

Quinta essentia, that is, The highest subtilitet, Krafft, and Wiring, both the most excellent, and the most humane of the most useful arts, the Medicine and Alchemy: but also how close these two are and are related to Sip-Baedt, and the one not without the other or, as in the case of all subtilitites, the element separated, all the corpora muttered: now, from a new beginning, the opening of the oppressed Sententz, the word and the word Names, augmented, and improved


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by Thurneisser on Thurn, Leonhard, 1530? -1596 ;

Steinmann, Hans, fl. 1571-1588 ;

Amman, Jost, 1539-1591 ;

Title and leaf B6 printed in red and black; armorial title vignette; decorative initials 

Woodcut illustrations by Jost Ammann 

Bound in marbled paper-covered boards; quarter vellum; label with title on spine; 

bookplate of J. Campbell Brown centered on front pastedown; 

Walter Pagel's signature and BEJ Pagel's label on front pastedownBirdsin, Ernst, 1529-1589

Publication date 1574