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Boethius’ Rota Fortuna or wheel of fortune casting a shadow over a dog; engraving emblematic of the black plague, ca. 1650.

Miscellaneous treatises on alchemy, including John Lydgate’s ‘The Churl and the Bird’. England, second half of the 15th century.

Thomas Wright (1711-1786) "An Original Theory or New Hypothesis of the Universe, Founded upon the Laws of Nature".

Illustration from The Book of Secrets: Woodcuts Displaying Symbols and Illustrations of Alchemical Processes, France c. 1656 via The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library