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A Table Containing the General Heads of Natural Magick

"Preface To The Reader"

A Table Containing the General Heads of Natural Magick

The First Book

"Wherein are searched out the causes of things which produce wonderful effects"

Chapter I - "What is meant by the name of Magick"

Chapter II - "What is the Nature of Magick

Chapter III - "The Instruction of a Magician, and what manner of man a Magician ought to be."

Chapter IV - "The opinions of the ancient Philosophers touching the causes of strange operations; and first, of the elements."

Chapter V - "That diverse operations of Nature proceed from the essential forms of things."

Chapter VI - "From where Form comes; and of the chain that Homer feigned, and the rings that Plato mentions."

Chapter VII - "Of Sympathy and Antipathy; and that by them we may know and find out the Virtues of things."

Chapter VIII - "That things receive their force and power from Heaven, and from the Stars; and that thereby many things are wrought."

Chapter IX - "How to attract and draw forth the virtues of superior Bodies."

Chapter X - "How the knowledge of secrecies depends upon the survey and viewing of the whole World."

Chapter XI - "That the likeness of things shows their secret virtues."

Chapter XII - "How to compound and lay things together, by their likeness."

Chapter XIII - "That particular creatures have particular gifts, some in their whole body, others have them in their parts."

Chapter XIV - "Of those properties and virtues which things have while they live, and of such as remain in things after death."

Chapter XV - "That all Simples are to be gotten and used in their certain seasons."

Chapter XVI - "That the Countries and places where Simples grow, are chiefly to be considered."

Chapter XVII - "Certain properties of Places and Fountains, which are commodious for this work."

Chapter XVIII - "That Compounds work more forcibly, and how to compound and mix those simples which we would use in our mixtures."

Chapter XIX - "How to find out the just weight of a mixture."

Chapter XX - "How to prepare Simples."

 The Second Book

"Showing how living creatures of diverse kinds, may be mingled and coupled together, that from them, new and yet profitable kinds of living creatures may be generated." 


Chapter I - "The first Chapter treats of Putrefaction, and of a strange manner of producing living creatures." 

Chapter II - "Of certain earthly Creatures, which are generated of Putrefaction." 

Chapter III - "Of certain Birds, which are generated of the Putrefaction of Plants." 

Chapter IV - "Of Certain fishes which are generated of putrefaction." 

Chapter V - "That new kinds of living creatures may be generated of diverse beasts, by carnal copulation."

Chapter VI - "How there may be dogs of great courage, and diverse rare properties, generated of diverse kinds of beasts."

Chapter VII - "How to generate pretty little dogs to play with." 

Chapter VIII - "How to amend the defects and lacks that are in dogs, by other means." 

Chapter IX - "How to bring forth diverse kinds of Mules." 

Chapter X - "How to mingle the Sheep and Goats together, by generation." 

Chapter XI - "How to bring forth diverse kinds of Mules." 

Chapter XII - "Of sundry copulation's, whereby a man genders with sundry kinds of beasts." 

Chapter XIII - "That diverse kinds of birds may be generated of diverse birds coupling together." 

Chapter XIV - "Diverse commixtions of Hens with other Birds." 

Chapter XV - "How to generate Hawks of diverse properties" 

Chapter XVI - "Of the commixtion of diverse kinds of fishes" 

Chapter XVII - "How we may produce new and Strange Monsters." 

Chapter XVIII - "Of certain other ways how to produce monstrous births" 

Chapter XIX - "Of the wonderful force of imagination; and how to produce party-colored births."

Chapter XX - "How it may be wrought, that Women should bring forth fair and beautiful children." 

Chapter XXI - "How we may procure either males or females to be generated."

Chapter XXII - "Of diverse experiments that may be, and have been, practised upon diverse living creatures."

 The Third Book

"Which delivers certain precepts of Husbandry, and shows how to intermingle sundry kinds of Plants and how to produce new kinds."


Chapter I - "How new kinds of Plants may be generated of putrefactions"

Chapter II - "How Plants are changed, one of them degenerating into the form of the other."

Chapter III - "How to make one fruit compounded of many."

Chapter IV - "Of a second means whereby fruits may be mingled and compounded together"

Chapter V - "Of a third way, whereby diverse kinds of fruits may be compounded together."

Chapter VI - "How a double fruit may be made, whereof the one is contained within the other."

Chapter VII - "Of another device, whereby strange fruits may be generated, and made either better or worse."

Chapter VIII - "How to procure ripe fruits and flowers before their ordinary season."

Chapter IX - "How we may have fruits and flowers at all time of the year."

Chapter X - "How to produce fruits that shall be later and backward."

Chapter XI - "How we may cause fruit to grow bigger then their ordinary kind."

Chapter XII - "How to produce fruit that shall not have any stone or kernel in it."

Chapter XIII - "How fruit may be produced without any outward rinds or shells."

Chapter XIV - "How to procure fruits, to be of diverse colors, such as are not naturally incident to their kind."

Chapter XV - "How the color of Flowers may also be changed."

Chapter XVI - "How fruits and Flowers may be made to yield better flavor then ordinary."

Chapter XVII - "How to procure fruits to be sweeter and pleasanter for taste."

Chapter XVIII - "How fruits that are in their growing, may be made to receive and resemble all figures and impressions whatsoever."

Chapter XIX - " How fruits may be made to be more tender, and beautiful, and goodly to the eye."

Chapter XX - "How diverse kinds of fruits, and likewise Wines may be made medicinable."

Chapter XXI - "How to plant Fruits and Vines, that they may yield greatest increase."

The Fourth Book

"Which teaches things belonging to house-keeping; How to prepare domestic necessities with a small cost; And how to keep them when they are procured."

"The Proeme"

Chapter I - "How Fruits may be long preserved upon their Trees."

Chapter II - "How Flowers may be preserved upon their own stalk."

Chapter III - "How to make Fruit safes, or places where fruit may be conveniently preserved."

Chapter IV - "What special time there must be chosen for the gathering of such fruits, as you mean to lay up in store for a great while after."

Chapter V - "Of the manner how to gather fruits, as also to help and dress the stalk that grows into them, whereby we may prevent the first original, and the occasion of their putrefaction."

Chapter VI - "In what grounds those fruits should grow and be gathered, which we would lay up."

Chapter VII - "How fruits must be shut up and kept closed that the air come not at them."

 Chapter VIII - "How the Ancients, when they had put their fruit into certain vessels, and so shut them up closed, did put them also into some other vessels full of liquor."

Chapter IX - "How Fruits may be drenched in Honey, to make them last a long time."

Chapter X - "How fruits may be long preserved in ordinary wine, or sodden wine, or new wine, or else in wine-lees."

Chapter XI - "That Fruits may be very well preserved in salt water."

Chapter XII - "That things may be specially well preserved in Oil and lees of Oil."

Chapter XIII - "How Apples may be long preserved in Sawdust with leaves and chaff or straw."

Chapter XIV - "How fruits may be mixed with many things for their better preservation."

Chapter XV - "How other things may be preserved from putrefaction."

Chapter XVI - "How diverse sorts of bread may be made."

Chapter XVII - "Diverse sorts of Bread made from Roots and Fruits."

Chapter XVIII - "Diverse ways to make bread of all sort of corn and pulse."

Chapter XIX - "How bread may be increased in weight."

Chapter XX - "How we may long endure hunger and thirst."

Chapter XXI - "Of what fruits may be made."

Chapter XXII - "How vinegar may be made of diverse ways, and of what."

Chapter XXIII - "How the defects of wine may be managed and restored."

Chapter XXIV - "How oil may be made of diverse things."

Chapter XXV - "How a Householder may provide himself with many sorts of thread."

Chapter XXVI - "To hatch eggs without a Hen."

The Fifth Book

"Which treateth of Alchemy, showing how metals may be altered and transformed, one into another"

The Proeme

Chapter I - "Of Tin, and how it may be converted into a more excellent Metal"

Chapter II - "Of Lead, and how it may be converted into another Metal"

Chapter III - "Of Brass, and how to transform it into a worthier Metal"

Chapter IV - "Of Iron, and how to transform it into a more worthy metal"

Chapter V - "Quicksilver, its effects and operations"

Chapter VI - "Of Silver"

Chapter VII - "Operations necessary for Use"

Chapter VIII - "To make a metal more weighty"

Chapter IX - "To part metals without Aqua Fortis"

Chapter X - "To part Gold, or Silver, from other Metals with Aqua Fortis"

The Sixth Book

"Of Counterfeiting Precious Stones"

The Proeme

Chapter I - "Of certain Salts used in the composition of Gems."

Chapter II - "How Flint, or Crystal is to prepared, and how Pastils are boiled."

Chapter III - "Of the fornace, and the Parts thereof."

Chapter IV - "To Make Colors."

Chapter V - "How Gems are Colored."

Chapter VI - "How Gems may otherwise be made."

Chapter VII - "Of Several Tinctures of Crystal."

Chapter VIII - "Of making Smalt or Enamel."

Chapter IX - "To make Smalt of a clear rose color."

Chapter X - "Of leaves of Metal to be put under Gems."

Chapter XI - "How leaves of Metals are to be Polished."

Chapter XII - "Of building a Fornace for the coloring of Plates."

Chapter XIII - "How rays are to be colored by a mixture of Metals."

The Seventh Book

"Of the Wonders of the Load-stone." 


Chapter I - "What is the Name of this Stone, the kind of it, and the Country where it grows."

Chapter II - "The Natural reason of the Loadstones attraction."

Chapter III -  "That the Loadstone has two opposite Poles, the North and South, and how they may be known"

Chapter IV -  "The force of the stone is sent by a right line form the North to South, through the length of it."

Chapter V -  "That the polar line in the Loadstone is not stable, but movable."

Chapter VI -  " The force of North and South is vigorous in the points."

Chapter VII - "That by the touching of other stones, those points will not change their forces."

Chapter VIII -  "That a Loadstone will draw a Loadstone, and drive it from it."

Chapter IX -  "A sport of the Loadstone."

Chapter X -  "The greater the Loadstone is, the greater is the force of it."

Chapter XI -  "That the force of this Stone will pass into other Stones, that sometimes you may see as it were a rope of Stones"

Chapter XII - "That in the Loadstone that hariyness is contused"

Chapter XIII -  "The attractive part is more violent then the part that drives off."

Chapter XIV -  "The contrary parts of the Stones are contrary one to another."

Chapter XV -  "How to know the Polar points in the Loadstone."

Chapter XVI -  "That the force of drawing and driving off, can be hindered by no hindrance."

Chapter XVII -  "How to make an Army of Sand to fight before you."

Chapter XVIII -  "The Situation makes the Virtues of the Stone contrary."

Chapter XIX -  "How the attractive force of the Loadstone may be weighed."

Chapter XX -  "Of the mutual attraction, and driving off of the Loadstone and Iron."

Chapter XXI -  "The Iron and Loadstone are in greater amity, then the Loadstone is with the Loadstone."

Chapter XXII -  "The Loadstone does not draw on all parts, but a certain points."

Chapter XXIII -  "That the same Loadstone that draws, does on the contrary point drive off the iron."

Chapter XXIV -  "How iron will be made leap upon a Table, no Loadstone being seen."

Chapter XXV -  "That the virtue of the Loadstone, is sent through the pieces of Iron."

Chapter XXVI - "The Loadstone within the sphere of its virtue, sends it forth without touching."

Chapter XXVII -  "How the Loadstone can hang up iron in the air."

Chapter XXVIII - "The forces of the Loadstone cannot be hindered, by a wall or table coming between."

Chapter XXIX -  "How a man of wood may row a Little Boat; and some other merry conceits."

Chapter XXX -  "A Loadstone on a plate of iron, will not stir iron."

Chapter XXXI - "The position of the Iron, will change the forces."

Chapter XXXII - "That the iron rubbed with the northern point of the Loadstone, will turn to the South, and with the South point to the North."

Chapter XXXIII - "That iron touched by the Loadstone, will impart that force to other iron."

Chapter XXXIV -  "The Virtue received in the iron, is weakened by on that is stronger."

Chapter XXXV -  "How a stone the South or North point discerned."

Chapter XXXVI - "How to rub the iron needle of the Mariners Compass."

Chapter XXXVII - "Of the divers uses of Mariners Compasses."

Chapter XXXVIII - How the Longitude of the world, may be found out by help of the Loadstone."

Chapter XXXIX - "If the Mariners Needle stand still, and the Loadstone move, or contralily, they will move contrary ways."

Chapter XL - "The Loadstone imparts a contrary force to the Needle."

Chapter XLI - "Two Needles touched by the Loadstone, obtain contrary Forces."

Chapter XLII - "That the force of the Iron that draws, will drive off Iron by diversity of Situations."

Chapter XLIII - "The Needle touched by the Loadstone on one part, does not always receive Virtue on both parts."

Chapter XLIV - "The Needle touched in the middle by the Loadstone, sends forth its Force at both ends."

Chapter XLV - "An Iron Ring touched by a Loadstone, will receive both Virtues."

Chapter XLVI - "An Iron Plate touched in the middle, will diffuse forces to both ends."

Chapter XLVII - "How filings of Iron may receive force."

Chapter XLVIII - "Whether Garlic can hinder the virtues of the Loadstone."

Chapter XLIX - "How a Loadstone astonished may be brought to itself again."

Chapter L - "How to augment the Loadstones Virtues."

Chapter LI - "That the Loadstone may lose its virtues."

Chapter LII - >"How the Iron touched with the Loadstone loses its force."

Chapter LIII - "It is false, that the Diamond does hinder Loadstones virtue."

Chapter LIV - "Goats blood does not free the Loadstone from the enchantment of the Diamond."

Chapter LV - "The Iron touched with a Diamond will turn to the North."

Chapter LVI - "The forces and remedies of the Loadstone."

The Eighth Book

"Of Physical Experiments"


Chapter I - "Of Medicines which cause sleep."

Chapter II - "To make a Man out of his senses for a day."

Chapter III - "To cause several kinds of dreams."

Chapter IV - "Excellent Remedies for the Eyes."

Chapter V - "To Fasten the Teeth."

Chapter VI - "For other infirmities of Man's Body."

Chapter VII - "That a Woman may conceive."

Chapter VIII - "Remedies against the Pox."

Chapter IX - "Antidotes against Poison."

Chapter X - "Antidotes and preservatives against the Plague."

Chapter XI - "Remedies for Wounds and Blows."

Chapter XII - "Of a Secret Medicine for Wounds."

Chapter XIII - "How to counterfeit infirmities."

Chapter XIV - "Of Fascination, Preservatives against inchantments."

The Ninth Book

"How to Adorn Women, and Make them Beautiful."

"The Proeme"

Chapter I - "How the hair may be dyed Yellow, or Gold color."

Chapter II - "How to dye the Hair Red."

Chapter III - "How the Hairs are dyed Black"

Chapter IV - "To make Hairs part smooth."

Chapter V - "How Hair May Grow Again."

Chapter VI - "To take away Sores and Worms that spoil the Hair."

Chapter VII - "How to make the Hair curl."

Chapter VIII - "Remedies to make the Eye Brows black."

Chapter IX - "How to make the face white."

Chapter X - "How Women shall make their faces very clean to receive the color."

Chapter XI - "How the face may be made very soft."

Chapter XII - "How to make the face clar and shining like silver."

Chapter XIII - "How to dissolve talk for to beauify women."

Chapter XIV - "The preparation of Sublimate."

Chapter XV - "How white-lead is prepared for the face."

Chapter XVI - "The best Soaps for women."

Chapter XVII - "How to make the face Rose-colored."

Chapter XVIII - "To wash away the over-much redness of the Face."

Chapter XIX - "How to make a Sun Burned face white."

Chapter XX - "How spots may be taken from the face."

Chapter XXI - "How we may take off red Pimples."

Chapter XXII - "How Tetters may be taken from the face, or any other part of the Body."

Chapter XXIII - "How Warts may be taken away."

Chapter XXIV - "To take away wrinkles from the Body."

Chapter XXV - "Dentifrices."

Chapter XXVI - "To hinder the breasts from augmenting."

Chapter XXVII - "How the Hand may be made white."

Chapter XXVIII - "How to correct the ill scent of the Arm-pits."

Chapter XXIX - How the Matrix over widened by childbirth, may be made narrower."

Chapter XXX - "Some sports against women."

The Tenth Book

"Of Distillation"

"The Proeme"

Chapter I - "What Distillation is, and of how many sorts."

Chapter II - "Of the Extraction of Waters."

Chapter III - "Of Extracting Aqua Vitae."

Chapter IV - "How to distil with the heat of the Sun."

Chapter V - "How to draw oil by Expression."

Chapter VI - "How to extract oil with water."

Chapter VII - "How to Separate Oil from Water."

Chapter VIII - "How to make an instrument to extract oil in a greater quantity and without danger of burning."

Chapter IX - "The description of a Descendatory, whereby oil is extracted by descent."

Chapter X - "How to extract Oil out of Gums."

Chapter XI - "Several Arts how to draw Oils out of other things."

Chapter XII - "How to extract Oil by Descent."

Chapter XIII - "Of the Extraction of Essences."

Chapter XIV - "What Magisteries are, and the Extraction of them."

Chapter XV - "How to extract Tinctures."

Chapter XVI - "How to extract Salts."

Chapter XVII - "Of Elixirs."

Chapter XVIII - "Of a Clyssus, and how it is made."

Chapter XIX - "How to get Oil out of Salts."

Chapter XX - "Of Aqua Fortis."

Chapter XXI - "Of the Separation of the Elements."

The Eleventh Book

"Of Perfuming"

"The Proeme"

Chapter I - "Of perfuming Waters."

Chapter II - "To make sweet water by Infusion."

Chapter III - "How to make Sweet Oils."

Chapter IV - "How to extract Water and Oil out of Sweet Gums by Infusion."

Chapter V - "How to perfume Skins."

Chapter VI - "How to make Sweet Powders."

Chapter VII - "How to make sweet compounds."

Chapter VIII - "How to make sweet perfumes."

Chapter IX - "How to adulterate Musk."

The Twelfth Book

"Artificial Fires"

"The Proeme"

Chapter I - "How diverse ways to procure Fire may be prepared."

Chapter II - "Of the Compositions for Fire, that our Ancestors used."

Chapter III - "Of the diverse Compositions of Gunpowder."

Chapter IV - "How Pipes may be made to cast out Fire."

Chapter V - "How Fireballs are made that are shot off in Brass Guns."

Chapter VI - "Of Compositions with burning Waters."

Chapter VII - "How Balls are made of Metals that will cast forth fire and Iron wedges."

Chapter VIII - "How in plain ground, and under waters, mines may be presently dug."

Chapter IX - "What things are good to extinguish the fire."

Chapter X - "Of diverse compositions for fire."

Chapter XI - "Fire-compositins for Festival days."

Chapter XII - "Of Some Experiments of Fires."

Chapter XIII - "How it may be, that a candle shall burn continually."

The Thirteenth Book

"Of Tempering Steel"

"The Proeme"

Chapter I - "That Iron by mixture may be made harder."

Chapter II - "How Iron will wax soft."

Chapter III - "The temper of Iron must be used upon soft Irons."

Chapter IV - "How for all mixtures, Iron may be tempered most hard."

Chapter V - "Liquors that will temper iron to be exceeding hard."

Chapter VI - "Of the temper of a Tool shall cut a Porphyr Marble Stone."

Chapter VII - "How to grave a Porphyr Marble without an Iron Tool."

Chapter VIII - "How Iron may be made hot in the fire to be made tractable for works."

Chapter IX - "How Damask Knives may be made."

Chapter X - "How polished Iron may be preserved from rust."

The Fourteenth Book

"Of Cookery"

"The Proeme"

Chapter I - "How flesh may be made tender."

Chapter II - "How flesh may grow tender by secret propriety."

Chapter III - "How Flesh may be made tender otherwise."

Chapter IV - "How Shell Creatures may grow more tender"

Chapter V - "That living creatures may be made more fat and well tasted."

Chapter VI - "How the flesh of Animals is made sweeter."

Chapter VII - "How the Flesh of Animals may be made bitter, and not to be eaten."

Chapter VIII - "How Animals may be boiled, roasted, and baked, all at once."

Chapter IX - "Of diverse ways to dress Pullets."

Chapter X - "How Meats may be prepared in places where there is nothing to roast them with."

Chapter XI - "Of Diverse Confections of Wines."

Chapter XII - "To make men drunk, and to make them loath wine."

Chapter XIII - "How to drive Parasites and Flatterers from great mens tables."

The Fifteenth Book

"Of Fishing, Fowling, Hunting, etc."

"The Proeme"

Chapter I - "With what meats diverse sorts of animals are allured."

Chapter II - "How living Creatures are drawn on with the baits of Love."

Chapter III - "Also other animals are called together by things they like."

Chapter IV - "What noises will allure Birds."

Chapter V - "Fish are allured by light in the night."

Chapter VI - "That by Looking-Glasses many Creatures are brought together."

Chapter VII - "How Animals are congregated by sweet smells."

Chapter VIII - "How Creatures, made drunk, may be caught with the hand."

Chapter IX - "The peculiar poisons of animals are declared."

Chapter X - "Of the Venoms for Fish."

Chapter XI - "Of other Experiments for hunting."

The Sixteenth Book

"If Invisible Writing."

"The Proeme"

Chapter I - "How a writing dipped in diverse Liquors may be read."

Chapter II - "How letters are made visible in the fire."

Chapter III - "How Letters rubbed with dust may be seen."

Chapter IV - "How you may write in an Egg."

Chapter V - "How you may write in diverse places, and deceive on that can read."

Chapter VI - "In what places Letters may be inclosed."

Chapter VII - "What secret Messengers may be used."

Chapter VIII - "How messengers may be sent, who shall neither know that they carry letters, nor can they be found about them."

Chapter IX - "How characters may be made, that at set days shall vanish from the paper."

Chapter X - "How we may take off letters that are written upon the paper."

Chapter XI -"How to counterfeit a seal and writing."

Chapter XII - "How you may speak at a great distance."

Chapter XIII - "By night we may make signs by fire, and with dust by day."

The Seventeenth Book

"Of Strange Glasses"

"The Proeme"

Chapter I - "Diverse representations made by plain Glasses."

Chapter II - "Other merry sports with plain Looking-Glasses."

Chapter III - "A Looking-glass called a Theatrical Glass."

Chapter IV - "Diverse operations of Concave-glasses."

Chapter V - "Of the mixed operations of the plain Concave-glasses."

Chapter VI - "Other operations of a Concave-Glass."

Chapter VII - "How you may see in the dark what is light without by reason of torches."

Chapter VIII - "How without a Glass or representation of any other thing, an image may seem to hang in the air."

Chapter IX - "Mixtures of Glasses, and diverse apparitions of images."

Chapter X - "Of the effects of a Lenticular Crystal."

Chapter XI - "Of Spectacles whereby one may see very far, beyond imagination."

Chapter XII - "How we may see in a Chamber things that are not."

Chapter XIII - "Of the operations of a crystal pillar."

Chapter XIV - "Of Burning Glasses."

Chapter XV - "Of a Parabolical Section, that is of all glasses the most burning."

Chapter XVI - "How a Parabolical Section may be described, that may burn obliquely, and at a very great distance."

Chapter XVII - "A Parabolical Section that may burn to infinite distance."

Chapter XVIII - "To make a Burning Glass of many Sparical Sections."

Chapter XIX - "Fire is kindled more forcible by refraction."

Chapter XX - "In a hollowed Glass how the image may hang without."

Chapter XXI - "How Spectacles are made."

Chapter XXII - "How upon plain Concave and Convex Glasses, the foils are laid on and they are banded."

Chapter XXIII - "How metal Looking-Glasses are made."

The Eighteenth Book

"Of Static Experiments"

"The Proeme"

  Chapter I - "That heavy things do not descend in the same degree of gravity, nor light things ascent."

Chapter II - "How we may by drinking, make sport with those that sit at the Table with us."

Chapter III - "How to part wine from water it is mingled with."

Chapter IV - "How otherwise you may part water from wine."

Chapter V - "Another way to part a light body mingled with a heavy."

Chapter VI - "How light is mingled in heavy, or heavy in light."

Chapter VII - "Other ways how to part wine from water."

Chapter VIII - "How the levity in the water and the air, is different, and what cunning may be wrought thereby."

The Nineteenth Book

'Of Pneumatic Experiments"

"The Proeme"

 Chapter I - "Whether material Statues may speak by any artificial way."

Chapter II - "Of Instruments Musical made with water."

Chapter III - "Of some Experiments by Wind-Instruments,"

Chapter IV - "A description of water hour-glasses, wherein wind or water-instruments for to show the hours are described."

Chapter V - "A description of Vessels casting forth water by reason of Air."

Chapter VI - "That we may use the Air in many Arts."

The Twentieth Book

"The Chaos"

"The Proeme"

 Chapter I - "How Sea-Water may be made potable."

Chapter II - "How to make water of Air."

Chapter III - "How one may so alter his face that not so much as his friends shall know him."

Chapter IV - "That stones may move alone."

Chapter V - "How an Instrument may be made, that we may hear by it a great way."

Chapter VI - "How by some impostures we may augment weight."

Chapter VII - "Of the Harp and many wonderful properties thereof."

Chapter VIII - "To discover Frauds whereby imposters working by natural means, pretend that they do them by conjuration."

Chapter IX - "Of some experiments of a Lamp."

Chapter X - "Of some mechanical Experiments."