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Appleby, John H. Arthur Dee and Johannes Banfi Hunyades: further information on their alchemical and professional activities. [24]

Appleby, John H. Some of Arhur Dee's associations before visiting Russia clarified, including two letters from Sir Theodore Mayerne. [26]

Barnes, William & Yuen, H.B. Tao the Recluse, Chinese Alchemist. [2]

Bohm, Walter John Mayow and his contemporaries. [11]

Bolzan, J.E. Chemical combination according to Aristotle. [23]

Brann, Noel L. George Ripley and the Abbot Trithemius: an enquiry into contrasting medical attitudes. [26]

Brehm, Edmund. Roger Bacon's place in the history of alchemy. [23]

Brinkman, A.A.A.M. An unknown alchemical drawing, probably by David Teniers II. [13]

Brooke, John H. Wohler's urea and its vital force? [15]

Browne, C.A. Rhetorical and religious aspects of Greek alchemy, including a translation of the poem of the philosopher Archelaos upon the sacred art (Part I). [2]

Browne, C.A. (Part II of Rhetorical and religious aspects of Greek alchemy...) [3]

Campbell, W.A. The chemical library of Thomas Britton (1654-1714). [24]

Clulee, N.H. John Dee's mathematics and the grading of compound qualities. [18]

Crisciani, Chiara. The conceptions of alchemy as expressed in the Pretiosa Margarita Novella of Petrus Bonus of Ferrara. [20]

Damon, S. Foster. De Brahm: alchemist. [24]

Davis, Tenney, L. & Nakaseko, Rokuro. The tomb of Jofuku or Joshi, the earliest alchemist of historical record. [1]

Debus, Allen G. Gabriel Plattes and his chemical theory of the formation of the earth's crust. [9]

Debus, Allen G. Sir Thomas Browne and the study of colour indicators. [10]

Debus, Allen G. The Paracelsian compromise in Elizabethan England. [8]

Debus, Allen G. Mathematics and nature in the chemical texts of the Renaissance. [15]

Debus, Allen G. John Woodall, Paracelsian surgeon. [10]

Debus, Allen G. Renaissance chemistry and the work of Robert Fludd. [14]

Dewey, Nicholas. Robert Burton's views on medical practice by the priesthood. [15]

Dobbs, Betty Jo. Studies in the natural philosophy of Sir Kenelm Digby. [Part 2.] Digby and alchemy. [20]

Dobbs, Betty Jo. Studies in the natural philosophy of Sir Kenelm Digby. [Part 1.] [18]

Dobbs, Betty Jo. Studies in the natural philosophy of Sir Kenelm Digby. [Part 3.] Digby's experimental alchemy - the Book of Secrets. [21]

Dubs, Homer H. The origin of Alchemy. [9]

Dunleavy, Gareth W. The Chaucer ascription in Trinity College, Dublin MS. D.28. [13]

Duveen Denis I. Two unrecorded 18th century French chemists and an early Italian alchemical Unicum. [2]

Duveen Denis I. Le livre da la Tres Sainte Trinite. [3]

Figala, Karin. Project for cataloguing alchemical manuscripts in German-speaking areas. [20]

Figurovski, N.A. The alchemist and physician Arthur Dee: and episode in the history of chemistry and medicine in Russia. [13]

Forbes, R.J. Petroleum and bitumen in antiquity. [2]

Franz, Marie-Louise Von. The idea of the macro- and the microcosmos in the light of Jungian psychology. [13]

Frick, Karl. The rediscovered original MS Ehrenrettung der Alchymie of the Tubingen alchemist Johann Conrad Creiling (1673-1752). [7]

Fuck, J.W. The Arabic literature on the alchemy as according to An-Nadim. [4]

Geoghegan, D. A license of Henry VI to practise alchemy. [6]

Geoghegan, D. Some indications of Newton's attitude towards alchemy. [6]

Geoghegan, D. Gabriels's Plattes' Caveat for Alchymists. [10]

Gibbs, F.W. Boerhaave's chemical writings. [6]

Gibbs, F.W. Dr. Johnson's first published work? [an anonymous translation of Boerhaave's Elementa Chemiae]. [8]

Gibbs, F.W. Itinerant lectures in natural philosophy. [8]

Gibbs, F.W. The translation of Boerhaave's Elementa Chemia. [13]

Gibbs, F.W. & Smeaton, W.A. Thomas Beddoes at Oxford. [9]

Gomori, George. New information on Janos Banfi Hunyadi's life. [24]

Gregory, Joshua C. Chemistry and alchemy in the natural philosophy of Sir Francis Bacon. [2]

Guinsburg, Arlene Miller. Henry More, Thomas Vaughan and the late renaissance magical tradition. [27]

Hamilton-Jones, J.W. The identity of Eirenaeus Philalethes. [13]

Hannaway, O. Johann Conrad Barchusen (1666-1723): contemporary and rival of Boerhaave. [14]

Hayes, Thomas W. Alchemical imagery in John Donne's "A nocturnal upon S. Lucies day". [24]

Heym, Gerard. Al-Razi and alchemy. [1]

Heym, Gerard. An alchemical journal of the eighteenth century. [1]

Heym, Gerard. An introduction to the bibliography of alchemy. [1]

Heym, Gerard. Some alchemical picture books. [1]

Heym, Gerard. The 'Aurea Catena Homeri'. [1]

Ho-Ping-Yu and Needham, Joseph. The laboratory equipment of the early medieval Chinese alchemist. [7]

Horne, R.A. Atomism in ancient Greece and India. [8]

Huffman, William H. and Seelinger, Robert A. Robert Fludd's "Declaratio Brevis" to James I. [25]

Josten, C.H. Truth's Golden Harrow: an unpublished alchemical treatise by Robert Fludd. [3]

Josten, C.H. William Backhouse of Swallowfield [4]

Josten, C.H. The text of John Dastin's 'Letter to Pope John XXII'. [4]

Josten, C.H. Robert Fludd's 'Philosophicall Key' and his alchemical experiment on wheat. [11]

Josten, C.H. A translation of John Dee's Monas Hieroglyphica with an introduction and annotations. [12]

Jung, C.G. The Bologna enigma. [2]

Keller, Alex G. The scientific and technological Sages of ancient China. [18]

Kibre, Pearl. Two alchemical miscellanies: Vatican Latin MSS. 4091, 4092. [8]

Kirsop, Wallace. The legend of Bernard Palissy. [9]

Kleine-Franke, Felix. The geomancy of Ahmad b. 'Ali-Zunbul: a study of the Arabic corpus hermeticum. [20]

Kleine-Franke, Felix. The knowledge of Aristotle's Lapidary during the Latin Middle Ages. [17]

Lange, Erwin F. Alchemy and the sixteenth century metallurgists. [13]

Linden, Stanton J. Jonson and Sendivogius: Some new light on Mercury Vindicated from the Alchemists at Court. [24]

Lippmann, Edmund O. Von. Chemical and technological references in Plutarch. [3]

Lippmann, Edmund O. Von. Some remarks on Hermes and Hermetica. [2]

MacPhail, Ian. The Mellon collection of alchemy and the occult. [14]

Mahdihassan, S. Elixirs of mineral origin in Greek alchemy. [24]

Mahdihassan, S. Early terms for elixir hitherto unrecognised in Greek alchemy. [23]

Manzalaoui, Mahmoud. John Dastin and the pseudo-Aristotelian Secretum Secretorum. [9]

Martin, Luther H. A history of the psychological interpretation of alchemy. [22]

McGuire, J.E. Transmutation and immutability: Newton's doctrine of physical qualities. [14]

McGuire, J.E. Force, active principles, and Newton's invisible realm. [15]

Merchant, Carolyn. The vitalism of Francis Mercury van Helmont: its influence on Leibniz. [26]

Mond, Sir Robert. The study of alchemy. [1]

Montgomery, John W. Cross, constellation and crucible: Lutheran astrology and alchemy in the age of the Reformation. [11]

Muller-Jahncke, Wolf Dieter. The attitude of Agrippa von Nettesheim (1486-1535) towards alchemy. [22]

Pagel, Walter and Winder, Marianne. The higher elements and prime matter in renaissance naturalism and in Paracelsus. [21]

Pagel, Walter and Winder, Marianne. The eightness of Adam and related 'Gnostic' ideas in the Paracelsian corpus. [16]

Pagel, Walter. Paracelsus and the neoplatonic and gnostic tradition. [8]

Pagel, Walter. The prime matter of Paracelsus. [9]

Pagel, Walter. The 'wild spirit' (gas) of Van Helmont and Paracelsus. [10]

Pagel, Walter. Chemistry at the cross-roads: the ideas of Joachim Jungius. [16]

Partington, J.R. Trithemius and alchemy. [2]

Partington, J.R. Albertus Magnus on alchemy. [1]

Partington, J.R. The origins of the planetary symbols of the metals. [1]

Partington, J.R. The chemistry of Razi. [1]

Plessner, Martin. The Turba Philosophorum: a preliminary report on three Cambridge MSS. [7]

Plessner, Martin. Geber and Jabir ibn Hayyan: an authentic sixteenth-century quotation from Jabir. [16]

Pritchard, Allan. Thomas Charnock's book dedicated to Queen Elizabeth. [26]

Rattansi, P.M. Paracelsus and the Puritan Revolution. [11]

Rattansi, P.M. The Helmontian-Galenist controversy in Restoration England. [12]

Rattansi, P.M. Alchemy and natural magic in Raleigh's History of the World. [13]

Read, John. William Davidson of Aberdeen: the first British professor of Chemistry. [9]

Read, John. Alchemy under James IV of Scotland. [2]

Rees, Graham. The fate of Bacon's cosmology in the seventeenth century. [24]

Rees, Graham. Matter theory: a unifying factor in Bacon's natural philosophy. [24]

Rees, Graham. Francis Bacon on verticity and the bowels of the Earth. [26]

Rees, Graham. Francis Bacon's Semi-Paracelsian cosmology and the Great Instauration. [22]

Rees, Graham. Francis Bacon's Semi-Paracelsian cosmology. [22]

Reidy, J. Thomas Norton and the Ordinall of Alchimy. [6]

Robbins, R.H. Alchemical texts in Middle English verse: corrigenda and addenda. [13]

Ruska, Julius. Methods of research into the history of chemistry. [1]

Sadler, Lynn Veach. Relations between alchemy and poetics in the renaissance and seventeenth century, with special glances at Donne and Milton. [24]

Sadler, Lynn Veach. Alchemy and Greene's Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay. [22]

Schuler, Robert M. William Blomfild, Elizabethan alchemist. [20]

Seaton, E. Thomas Hariot's secret script. [5]

Secret, Francois. Palingenesis, alchemy and metempsychosis in renaissance medicine. [26]

Sheppard, H.J. Gnosticism and alchemy. [6]

Sheppard, H.J. Egg symbolism in alchemy. [6]

Sheppard, H.J. The ouroboros and the unity of matter in alchemy: a study in origins. [10]

Sheppard, H.J. Alchemy: origin or origins? [17]

Sheppard, H.J. The redemption theme and Hellenistic alchemy. [7]

Sheppard, H.J. A survey of alchemical and hermetic symbolism. [8]

Sherlock, T.P. The chemical work of Paracelsus. [3]

Shirley, John W. The scientific experiments of Sir Walter Ralegh, the wizard earl, and the three magi in the Tower, 1603-1617. [4]

Singer, Dorothea Waley. Alchemical texts bearing the name of Plato. [2]

Stapleton, H.E. The antiquity of alchemy. [5]

Stapleton, H.E. The gnomon as a possible link between (a) one type of Mesopotamian Ziggurat and (b) the magic square numbers on which Jabirian alchemy was based. [6]

Stapleton, H.E., Azo, R.F., Husain, M.H. and Lewis, G.L. Two alchemical treatises attributed to Avicenna. [10]

Stapleton, H.E., Lewis, G.L. and Taylor, F. Sherwood. The sayings of Hermes quoted in the Ma'al-Waraqi of Ibn Umail. [3]

Stavenhagen, Lee. The original text of the Latin Morienus. [17]

Taylor, F. Sherwood, and Josten, C.H. Johannes Banfi Hunyades. [5]

Taylor, F. Sherwood. Thomas Charnock. [2]

Taylor, F. Sherwood. George Ripley's song. [2]

Taylor, F. Sherwood. Translation of the alchemical works of Stephanos of Alexandria. Part II. [2]

Taylor, F. Sherwood. The origins of Greek alchemy. [1]

Taylor, F. Sherwood. Symbols in Greek alchemical writings. [1]

Taylor, F. Sherwood. Translation of the alchemical works of Stephanos of Alexandria. Part I. [1]

Taylor, F. Sherwood. Alchemical papers of Dr. Robert Plot. [4]

Taylor, F. Sherwood. A pair of alchemical ivory figures. [4]

Taylor, F. Sherwood. The alchemical work of Sir Isaac Newton. [5]

Taylor, F. Sherwood. Translation of the 'Visions of Zozimos'. [1]

Thompson, R. Campbell. A survey of the chemistry of Assyria in the 7th century B.C. [2]

Thorndike, Lynn. Other texts on colours. [8]

Thorndike, Lynn. The pseudo-Galen 'De Plantis'. [11]

Thorndike, Lynn. An alchemical manuscript: Klagenfurt, Bischofl. XXIX. d. 24. [11]

Thorndike, Lynn. De Lapidibus. [8]

Thorndike, Lynn. Alchemy during the first half of the 16th century. [2]

Thorndike, Lynn. Some alchemical manuscripts at Bologna and Florence. [5]

Thorndike, Lynn. Some medieval texts on colours. [7]

Thorndike, Lynn. Uncatalogued texts on MS. All Souls 81, Oxford. [7]

Titley, A.F. The macrocosm and the microcosm in medieval alchemy. [1]

Titley, A.F. Paracelsus: a resume of some consequences. [1]

Ts'ao T'ien Ch'in, Ho Ping-Yu and Needham, Joseph. An early medieval Chinese alchemical text on aqueous solutions. [7]

Walton, Michael T. John Dee's Monas Hieroglyphica: geometrical cabala. [23]

Walton, Michael T. Boyle and Newton on the transmutation of water and air, from thge root of Helmont's tree. [27]

Ward, Robert. What forced by fire: concerning some influences of chemical thought and practice upon English poetry. [23]

Wellesz, Egon. Music in the treatise of Greek gnostics and alchemists. [4]

West, Muriel. Notes on the importance of alchemy to modern science in the writings of Francis Bacon and Robert Boyle. [9]

Westfall, Richard S. Isaac Newton's Index Chemicus. [22]

Weyer, Jost. The image of alchemy in nineteenth and twentieth century histories of chemistry. [23]

Wilkinson, Ronald S. New England's last alchemists. [10]

Wilkinson, Ronald S. The alchemical library of John Winthrop, Jr. (1606-1676) and his descendants in Colonial America. Parts I-III. [13]

Wilkinson, Ronald S. George Starkey, physician and alchemist. [11]

Wilkinson, Ronald S. The problem of the identity of Eirenaeus Philalethes. [12]

Wilkinson, Ronald S. The alchemical library of John Winthrop, Jr. (1606-1676) and his descendants in Colonial America. Parts I-III. [11]

Wilkinson, Ronald S. The Hartlib papers and seventeenth-century chemistry. Part I. [15]

Wilkinson, Ronald S. The Hartlib papers and seventeenth-century chemistry. Part II. [17]

Wilkinson, Ronald S. A further note on Eirenaus Philalethes. [13]

Wilkinson, Ronald S. Further thoughts on the identity of Eirenaeus Philalethes. [19]

Wilkinson, Ronald S. Some bibliographical puzzles concerning George Starkey. [20]

Zacharias, Procopios D. Chymeutike: the real Hellenic chemistry. [5]