AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXXVII, No. 1. March 1990. Dr. M. A. SUTTON.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXXVII, No. 1. March 1990.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1990. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 60 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: Social Climbing Through Chemistry: Justus Liebig's Rise from the Niederer Mittelstand to the Bildungsbügurtum. By Pat Munday; Alfonso Cossa (1833-1902), a Self-taught Italian Chemist. By George B. Kauffman; and Ester Molayem; The Study of Spiritual Alchemy: Mysticism, Gold-making and Hermeneutics. By Daniel Merkur; Alchemy, Magic, Poisons and the Virtues of Stones in the Old Russian Secretum Secretorum. By W. F. Ryan; Reviews of Books: Australian Science in the Making. Edited by R.W. Home. Australian Academy of Science/ Cambridge University Press: Cambridge 1988; J. D. van der Waals: On the Continuity of the Gaseous and Liquid States [1873]. Edited by J.S. Rowlinson. North Holland, Amsterdam 1988; distributed in N. America by Elsevier Science Publishers NY; The Uses of Experiment. Studies in the Natural Sciences. Edited by David Gooding, Trevor Pinch and Simon Schaffer. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1989; Justus von Liebig und der Pharmazeut Friedrich Julius Otto in ihren Briefen von 1837-1840 und 1857-1867. (Zugleich ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Pharmazie in Braunschweig.) Edited by Emil Heuser. Bionomica Verlag:Mannhein 1989; Hermeticism and the Renaissance: Intellectual History and the Occult in Early Modern Europe. Edited by Ingrid Merkel and Allen G. Debus. Folger Books:Washington DC; Associated University Presses: London, Toronto 1989; Through France with Berzelius. Live Scholars and Dead Volcanoes. By Carl Gustaf Bernhard. Pergamon Press: Oxford 1989; Metaphysische, experimentelle und utilitaristische Traditionen in der Antimonliterature zur zeit der "wissenschaftlichen Revolution" [1520-1820]. By Hermann Fischer. Braunschweig: Seiminar der Technischen Universität Braunschweig (Braunschwseiger Veröffentlichungen zu Geschichte der Pharmazie und der Naturwissenschaften, Bd. 30). Deutscher Apotheker-Verlag: Stuttgart 1988; James Joule. A Biography. By Donald S. L. Cardwell. Manchester University Press: Manchester 1989. Fine Condition. Item #34370

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