AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXVIII, No. 3. November 1981. Dr. W. H. BROCK.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXVIII, No. 3. November 1981.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1982. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 100 pp. B&W illustrations. Ambix is the beautifully-produced journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry (SHAC). "Founded in 1937, SHAC has consistently maintained the highest standards of scholarship in all aspects of the history of alchemy and chemistry from early times to the present." Articles: A Conflict of Principles: The Discovery of Argon and the Debate over its Existence. By Richard F. Hirsh, The Letters of William Crookes to Charles Hanson Greville Williams 1861-2: The Detection and Isolation of Thallium. By Frank A. J. L. James, The Library of Gay-Lussac. By Maurice Crosland, The Origin and Dissemination of the Term "Ligand" in Chemistry. By William H. Brock, K. A. Jensen, C. K. Jørgensen and G. B. Kauffman, Wedgwood's Ceramic Wares for Chemical Use. Production and Supply from 1779 to 1794. By J. A. Chaldecott, Lavoisier's Views on Phlogiston and the Matter of Fire before about 1770. By Richard C. Jennings, Reviews of Books: Psychology and Alchemy. By C. G. Jung, Astrology. As illustrated in the Collections of the British Library and the British Museum. By T. S. Pattie, Thomas Willis's Oxford Lectures. Edited by Kenneth Dewhurst 212 History of Chemical Engineering. Edited by William F. Furter, Science and Society in Restoration England. By Michael Hunter, Humphry Davy on Geology. Edited by Robert Siegfried and Robert H. Dott Jr., Claude-Louis Berthollet. Revue de l'Essai de statique chimique. Edited by Michelle Sadoun-Goupil 216 The Burndy Library and the Dibner Library. Index to Volume XXVIII. Fine Condition. Item #34348

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