Date:1575 -1600

Dimensions:537 cm Length x52.5 cm Width

Number of Pieces:5


Shelfmark:Princeton MS 93


Contents:Ripley Scroll. Includes and expanded version of Richard Carpenter, "On Preparing the Philosopher's Stone" in 48 rhyming couplets as well as text from Ripley.

Description:On Vellum. Mounted as five separate panels. Copied by a scribe with limited understanding of Middle English.

Bibliography:Hanford, J., "Sixteenth-century Scroll of alchemical emblems," Princeton University Library Chronicle XIX (1958) 201-202.
pls. IV, V (bound in between pgs. 156 and 157)
McCallum, R. Ian. “Alchemical Scrolls Associated with George Ripley.” In Mystical Metal of Gold, edited by Stanton J. Linden, 161–88. New York: AMS Press, 2007. p.171
Skemer, Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Princeton University Library, p. 309.

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