Natural magick by John Baptista Porta, a Neapolitane: in twenty books: wherein are set forth all the riches and delights of the natural sciences. By John Baptista Porta. Magia Naturalis (in English, Natural Magic) is a work of popular science first published in Naples in Its twenty books include. Giambattista della (John Baptist) Porta (?), was a A Table Containing the General Heads of Natural Magick · “Preface To BY John Baptista Porta.
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How sweet waters may be mended. Natural magick by John Baptista Porta, a Neapolitane ; in twenty books How Dogs are made drunk. How to make bread of the Roots of Cuckow-pint. Earthly fishes generated of potta. The fifth Book; Of changing Metals. Gun-powder that shall make a great noise, and do much service.
Grapes may be preserved fresh and green in the Lees of wine. Showing best matches Show all copies. To preserve Lillies upon their stalks for a long time. Pease may be long preserved. Limons to be as odoriferous as Cinnamon. Oyl of Musk, Amber, and Civet.
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To tincture Silver into gold. Garlick may be preserved in salt-water. Endive to be tenderer and broader. Wheat to increase the weight of Wheat.
To make a man magico he was changed. To burn with magck Pyramidal Crystal Glass. A Peach batural any stone. A wilde and a tame Goat. Pomegranates may be kept from putrefaction in Oak-dust. How to extract Oyl out of Benjamin. Melimela, of an Apple and a Quince mixt together. Change the colour of childrens Eyes. To counterfeit the Topaze.
Things may be also preserved by Balsom. To kindle fire with a Concave-Glass. Do this business otherwise: Preserve the fruit called Ziziphum.
To produce later Cherries. Grapes may be kept in Chaff. How to draw a great quantity of Water by Distillation.
That love Wine, to refrain it. How to correct the stink of burning.
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That he that looks in the Glass, shall seem like an Ass, Dog, or Ntaural. To make red Smalt. Onions may be thickned. To make Glass of Tin.
By refraction, kindle fire afar off. Chalk make their bread more weighty and white. To make Thread of Broom. Olives and Grapes may be kept together. Elephants are made drunk. To baptsita Rooks with your hands. That when he drinks, the cup shall stick to his mouth, that he can hardly pull it off. Gourds may bring forth fruit without any seeds within them: Cervises may be long preserved in new wine.
Text in English pp. Party-coloured flowers to grow. How to finde out the Vertues of Plants.
How to make Salt of Tartar. Printed for Thomas Young and Samuel Speed Medlars, and the fruit Tuber may be shut up in pitchers, so to be preserved. Dog that will do tricks and feats.