Monday, August 28, 2006

Aurora Consurgens
"Dating from the 15th century, the Aurora consurgens' is a Medieval alchemical treatise. The Aurora consurgens is sometimes attributed to Thomas Aquinas. Unusually, the manuscript contains thirty-eight fine watercolour drawings." quote from wikipedia.

More illustrations from this book can be found here.

Some of my favorites.1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Go to this gallery to see a few more and to read descriptions of each work.

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