Printing History, Manuscripts. One manuscript.
Editions. Not edited by Huser or Sudhoff.
Relationship between different versions. Only one known version.
Structure, genre/form, perspective, style.
Relationship to other texts.
Authenticity, authorship. Alchemical treatise with instructions for the preparation of a transmuting substance. Attributed to Paracelsus both in the heading and closing. Has “nothing to do with Paracelsus,” according to Sudhoff.
Time of writing. Further study required.
- Kassel, Landesbibliothek: 4° Ms. chem. 58, f. 118v–123r
First printed: not printed
Essential bibliography: Sudhoff, Paracelsus-Handschriften, 727–728, 780 n° II/17
Further bibliographical references:
Broszinski, Manuscripta chemica in quarto (2011), 193.