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CLAUDER, Gabriel.

(1633 – 1691)

(Born: 1633; Died: 1691) Hungarian.

Biographical references: LKG: 283. Poggendorff: 1, cols. 451-2.

1. Latin, 1684.
Gabrielis Clauderi, ... Inventum Cinnabarinum, hoc est, Dissertatio de cinnabari nativa Hungarica, longa circulatione in majorem efficaciam fixata et exaltata . Ad normam academiae naturae curiososrum. Jenae, Sumtibus Johannis Bielkii, 1684.

4°: )(2 A-H4 I2; 36l.; [4], 68 p. Title page in red and black with printer's woodcut device. Page size: 187 x 152 mm.

Rare. Describes quicksilver (mercury) and cinnabar, detailing its history, alchemical properties, and use in medicine. Particular attention is given to its occurance in Hungary.

Bibliographical references: Duveen, Bibliotheca Alchemica et Chemica, 1965: p. 137. Ferguson, Bibliotheca Chemica, 1906: 1, 162. Freilich Sale Catalog: no. 129. LKG: XVI 458.

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