This comprehensive annotated bibliography, first published in 1990, guides the user helpfully through where to find information on various elements on alchemy when researching. Divided into categories to aid finding the right area of interest, this book forms a unique reference tool.
Introduction. The Bibliography 1. Research Aids 2. General Works 3. Early Alchemy 4. Medieval Alchemy 5. Alchemy in the Renaissance 6. Alchemy in Early Modern Europe (17th – 18th Centuries) 7. Alchemy in Context 7.1 Alchemy and the Arts 7.2 Alchemy and Society 7.3 Alchemy and the Spiritual 7.4 Alchemy and Newton
Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1916 and 1995, Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy offers a selection of scholarship covering various facets of alchemical traditions. Some texts examine alchemy itself while some offer insight into the motives for alchemical research and others outlay portraits of people such as Giordano Bruno and John Dee.