AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXX, No. 3. November 1983. Dr. M. A. SUTTON.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXX, No. 3. November 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: Theory or Practice? The Eighteenth Century Debate on the Scientific Status of Chemistry. By Christoph Meinel, Kekulé or Kekule? By John H. Wotiz and Susanna Rudofsky, The Study of Spark Spectra 1835-1859. By Frank A. J. L. James, The Dexter Award, Reviews of Books:Joachim Jungius Praelectiones Physicae. Historisch-kritische Edition. Edited by Christoph Meinel, The Formation of the German Chemical Community (1720-1795). By Karl Hufbauer, Paracelsus - Autor der Archidoxis Magica? By Wolfgang Schneider, Les débuts de l'imagerie alchimique (XIVe - XVe siècles). By Barbara Obrist, Joan Baptista Van Helmont. Reformer of Science and Medicine. By Walter Pagel, The Whipple Museum of the History of Science. Catalogue 2. Balances and Weights. By Olivia Brown, From Paracelsus to Newton. Magic and the Making of Modern Science. (The Eddington Memorial Lectures, 1980.) By Charles Webster 167, Metropolis and Province. Science in British Culture 1780-1850. Edited by Ian Inkster and Jack Morrell. Fine Condition. Item #34355

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