AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXXIV, No. 2. July 1987. Dr. M. A. SUTTON.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXXIV, No. 2. July 1987.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1987. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 64 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 Society's First Fifty Years: Part II - Members and Meetings. By W. A. Smeaton, "I Am the Poison-Dripping Dragon": Iguanas and their Symbolism in the Alchemical and Occult Paintings of David Teniers the Younger. By Jane P. Davidson, The Gurvitsch Rule: an Example of a Rule Misnamed? By Ludmilla Sliwinska and Butron H. Davis, J. J. Thomson and the Chemical Atom: from Ether Vortex to Atomic Decay. By S.B. Sinclair, Reviews of Books: The Physical Sciences Since Antiquity. Edited by Rom Harré, Lancastrian Chemist: the Early Years of Sir Edward Frankland. By Colin A.Russell, Harmonie mystique ou Accord des Philosophes chymiques. By Le Sr. L'Agneau (Paris, 1636); Clavicule de la Philosophie hermetique. By T. F., Geron (Paris, 1753); Cabala mineralis. By Simon Ben Cantara (ca. 1700). All facsimile reprints, published under the direction of Jean-Claude Bailly, Oeuvres de Lavoisier. Correspondence. Fascicule IV, 1784-1786. Comité Lavoisier de L'Académie des Sciences . Fine Condition. Item #34364

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