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From Paracelsus to Newton, Magic and the Making of Modern Science
by Charles Webster
Barnes and Nobel Books, New York, 1982, 107pp, HC.
[Europe 16-18C]

  1. Introduction
  2. Prophecy
  3. Spirtual magic
  4. Demonic magic
  1. Title page of Oswald Croll, Basilica chymica
  2. Title page of John Woodall, The Surgeons Mate
  3. Title page of Leonhart Reynmann, Practica uber die grossen und manigfeltigen Coniunction der Planeten
  4. Title page of Paracelsus, Usslegung des Commeten...Anno 1531
  5. Abrecth Dürer, 'Melencolia I' -- copy
  6. Reverse of commemorative medal struck in 1666, of the comet and fire of London
  7. 'Speculum Mundi'
  8. 'The Apocalyptik Type'
  9. Comenius, Frontispiece Emblem from Didactica Opera Omnia
  10. Paracelsus, Prognostication auff XXIIII Jahr Zukünfftig
  11. Title page, Francis Bacon, Novum Organum
  12. R. Fludd, Utriusque cosmi...metaphysica
  13. Detail from Fludd, Utriusque
  14. William Davisson, Commentariorum in P. Severinus Ideam medicinae philosophicae
  15. Title page from Comenius, Didactica Opera Omnia
  16. Ars Moriendi
  17. Ars Moriendi
  18. Ars Moriendi
  19. Comenius, Orbis pictus
  20. Frontispiece from Joseph Glanvill, Saducismus Triumphatus