AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXX, No. 2. July 1983. Dr. M. A. SUTTON.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXX, No. 2. July 1983.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1983. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 56 pp. 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: The Mystery of Stephen H. Emmens: Successful Alchemist or Ingenious Swindler? By George B. Kauffman, Lavoisier's Memoirs on the Nature of Water and their Place in the Chemical, Revolution. By J. B. Gough, Sir William B. O'Shaughnessy, Pioneer Chemical Educator in India. By Mel Gorman, Editorial Note, Reviews of Books, A Bio-bibliography for the History of the Biochemical Sciences Since 1800. By Joseph S. Fruton, Die Geschichte der Radioaktivität. Unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Transurane. By Cornielius Keller, Pharmazie und der gemeine Mann. Hausarznei und Apotheke in deutschen Schriften der frühen Neuzeit. (Ausstellungskataloge der Herzog August Bibliothek Nr. 36). Edited by Joachim Telle, A History of Platinum and its Allied Metals. By Donald McDonald and Leslie B. Hunt, Short Notices of Books. Fine Condition. Item #34354

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