AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXXI, No. 2. July 1984. Dr. M. A. SUTTON.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXXI, No. 2. July 1984.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1984. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 40 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: Richard Knight (1768-1844): A Forgotten Chemist and Apparatus Designer. By Leslie B. Hunt and Peta D. Buchanan, The Death of Charles Blachford Mansfield (1819-1855). By Edward Ward, An Alchemical Ghost: The Rasaratnâkara by Nagarjuna. By Dominik Wujastyk, Al-Jawbari on False Alchemists. By Harold J. Abrahams, Notices, Reviews of Books: History of Clinical Chemistry. Edited by Johannes Büttner, Pioneer Plastic. The Making and Selling of Celluloid. By Robert Friedel, Science and Civilisation in China. Vol. 5, part V: Spagyrical Discovery and Invention: Physiological Alchemy. By Joseph Needham, Alchemical Studies. By C. G. Jung, translated by R. F. C. Hull, Nineteenth-Century Scientific Instruments. By Gerard L'E. Turner, A Time to Remember. The Autobiography of a Chemist. By Alexander Todd, Lexikon des Mittelalters. Vol. II. Edited by Liselotte Lutz et al, The Quest for Quarks. By Brian McCusker, Schweppes. The First 200 Years. By Douglas A. Simmons, Science and Social Change 1700-1900. By Colin A. Russell, Short Notices of Books. Fine Condition. Item #34357

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