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The book of quinte essence or the fifth being :

that is to say, man's heaven. A tretice in Englisch breuely drawe out of Þe book of quintis essencijs in Latyn, Þat Hermys Þe prophete and kyng of Egipt, after Þe flood of Noe fadir of philosophris, hadde by reuelacioun of an aungil of God to him sende. Ed. from the Sloane ms. 73, about 1460-70 A.D. /
by Frederick J. Furnivall, M.A.
Contributors: Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: London : Pub. for the Early English text society, by N. Trübner & co., 1866 [i.e. 1889]
Series:Early English Text Society (Series). Original series ; 16.
Edition:<Revised, 1889.>.
Notes:"The tract appears to be ... about alcohol or spirits of wine; how to make it ... and what wonders it will work."--Preface.

"Notes on the chemistry of the text, by C.H. Gill": p. 27-28.

Physical description: viii, 31 p. ; 23 cm.

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1864 f 2
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