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Author Rosencreutz, Christian.
Title Chymische Hochzeit Christiani Rosencreütz, Anno 1459 : Arcana publicata vilescunt : & gratiam prophanata amittunt : ergo ne Margaritas obijci porcis, seu asino substerne rosas..
Publication Info. Strassburg : In Verlägung Lazari Zetzners S. Erben, Anno M.DC.XVI [1616]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Winthrop  Win 68    IN LIBRARY
Edition [Third edition]
Description 143, [1] p. ; 16 cm. (8vo)
Note Printer's device of Lazarus Zetzner on t.p.
"This book was printed four times in the year 1616 ... the first, second and fourth editions have 146 p. ; the third, 143" --Ferguson. Bibliotheca chemica.
Christian Rosencreutz is a pseudonym of Johan Valentin Andreä.
Colophon: "Strassburg, Bey Conrad Scher, Im Iahr M.DC.XVI."
Initials; marginal notes.
A utopian story "of a young man [Christian Rosencreutz] searching for pansophy and true alchemy." --Faber du Faur, v. 1, p. 33.
Signatures: A-J⁸.
Indexed In: Faber du Faur, C. German baroque lit., no. 12
Ferguson, J. Bibliotheca chemica, v. II, p. 288
Gardner, F.L. Catalogue raisonné of occult sciences, v. 1 (Rosicrucian books), no. 31
Wilkinson, R.S. Alchemical library of John Winthrop, Jr., 8
Note Digital version available via Getty Research Institute.
Text in German with marginal notes in Latin.
Local Note Library copy from the Winthrop Collection. Bound in vellum.
Library copy bound eighth in a volume with: Allgemeine und general Reformation, der gantzen weiten Welt / Traiano Boccalini. Kassel : Wilhelm Wessel, 1614 [and 7 other titles]. Bound together subsequent to publication.
Subject Rosencreutz, Christian.
Rosicrucians -- Early works to 1800.
Alchemy -- Early works to 1800.
Pansophy -- Early works to 1800.
Utopias -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Utopian literature -- 17th century.
Added Author Scher, Konrad, 1599-1631, bookseller.
Zetzner, Lazarus, -1616, bookseller.
Winthrop, John, 1606-1676, former owner.
Winthrop Collection (New York Society Library) ZNS