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Jacques Aubert
AUBERT (Aubertus), Jacques.

AUBERT (Aubertus), Jacques.
(15- - 1586)

(Born: Vend˘me, France, 15-; Died: Lausanne, Switzerland, 1586) French physician.

Aubert was a physician and doctor of philosophy. He wrote several works on medicine and one or two against Paracelsus and his followers.

Biographical references: Ferguson, Bibliotheca Chemica, 1906: 1, 54. Poggendorff: 1, col. 72.

1. Latin, 1575.
Iacobi | Avberti | Vindonis De Me- | tallorum ortu & causis con- | tra Chemilas beuis | & dilvcia ex- | plicatio | * | [ornament] | Lvgdvni. | Apvd Iohannem | Berion. | 1575.

8░: A-D8 E3; 35l.; [1]-69, [1] p., title vignette, head- and tailpieces.

Contents: [1-2], Title page, verso blank.; 3-5, "In Cyclopes Chimi- | cos Tuffani Ducreti Me- | dici hexastichon."; [6], Blank.; 7-15, "Ad Lectorem beneuolum."; [16], Blank.; [17]-69, Text.; [1 pg], "Errata."

Rare. The causes and reasons for the formation of metals in the earth are breifly explained. A critisim of this work was published by Josephus Duchesne in 1575, which was translated into English and published in 1591.

Bibliographical references: Ferguson, Bibliotheca Chemica, 1906: 1, 54. Hoover Collection: no. 57. LKG: III 25. Roller & Goodman, Catalogue, 1976: 1, 58. Wellcome Catalog (Books): 1, no. 514.

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