Andreas Libavius (d. 1616)

Andreas Libavius had a number of varied academic appointments, holding professorships in both the humanities and sciences. He practiced medicine for a time and is credited with a number of chemical discoveries. The present work has been called the first modern textbook of chemistry.

Andreas Libavius. Alchymia Andreae Libavii, recognita, emendata, et aucta, tum dogmatibus & experimentis nonnullis: tvm commentario medico physico chymico: qvi exornatvs est variis instrumentorum chymicorum picturis... Frankfurt: excudebat Joannes Saurius, impensis Petri Kopffii, 1606.