AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXXI, No. 3. November 1984. Dr. M. A. SUTTON.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXXI, No. 3. November 1984.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1984. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 48 pp. B&W illustrations, Index loosely inserted to the front end pages. 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: Alchemy in Newton's Library. By Richard S. Westfall, Alchemy and Eschatology in Seventeenth Century Poetry. By Stanton J. Linden, The Structure of Mythos: On the Cultural Stability of Alchemy. By Rainer E. Zimmermann, Notices, Reviews of Books, The Mercurian Monarch. Magical Politics from Spenser to Pope. By Douglas Brooks-Davies, Medicina e filosofia tra '500 e '600. By Giancarlo Zanier, The Smiling Spleen. Paracelsianism in Storm and Stress. By Walter Pagel, Richard Lower's Vindicatio. A defence of the experimental method. Facsimile introduced, edited and translated by Kenneth Dewhurst, Indices Chemicorum Graecorum. I. Papyrus Leidensis, Papyrus Holmiensis. By Robert Halleux. The History of Chemical Technology. An Annotated Bibliography. By Robert P. Multhauf, La Turba Philosophorum Gallica. Edited with a commentary by Paulette Duval, Henry Cort: The Great Finer. Creator of Puddled Iron. By R. A. Mott, edited by Peter Singer, The Whipple Museum of the History of Science. Catalogue 5. Spectroscopes, Prisms & Gratings. By J. A. Bennett. The Celebrated Phaenomena of Colours:the Early History of the Spectroscope. By J. A. Bennett, Boussingault. Chemist and Agriculturalist. By F. W. J. McCosh, Short Notices of Books. Fine Condition. Item #34358

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