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NORTON, Samuel.

(1548 – 1604?)

(Born: 1548; Died: 1604?) English alchemist.

Biographical references: BBA: I 822, 443-444. WBI.

1. Latin, 1630.
Metamorphosis lapidum ignobilium in gemmas quasdam pretiosas; seu, Modus transformandi perlas parvas, et minutulas, in magnas & nobiles; ac etiam construendi carbunculos artificiales, aliosque lapides pretiosos, naturalibus praestantiores ... nunc vero editus diligentia Edmundi Deani ... Cui accessit modus componendi electrum artificiale ... cum indicatione electri naturalis & metallici, veteribus prorsus incogniti ... Francofurti, Typis Caspari Rötelii, impensis Guilielmi Fitzeri, 1630.

4°: 12 p., illus. Co-author, Edmund Deane. Rare.

Bibliographical references: Wellcome Catalog (Books): 1, no. 4573.

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