Author of an unnamed work cited as an epigraph to The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (1927). HPL found the name and the passage in his copy of Cotton Mather’s Magnalia Christi Americana (1702). Borellus is the seventeenth-century alchemist Pierre Borel (c. 1620–1689), not (as Roger Bryant conjectured) the Italian scientist Giovanni Borelli (1608–1679).
   See Roger Bryant, “The Alchemist and the Scientist: Borellus and the Lovecraftian Imagination,” Nyctalops 2, No. 3 (January–February 1975): 26–29, 43; Barton L. St. Armand, “The Source for Lovecraft’s Knowledge of Borellus in The Case of Charles Dexter Ward,” Nyctalops2, No. 6 (May 1977): 16–17.

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