AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXXVIII, No. 2. July 1991. Dr. M. A. SUTTON.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXXVIII, No. 2. July 1991.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1991. 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: John Dastin: the Alchemist as Co-Creator. By Wilfred Thiesen; Benzene and Turpentine: the Pre-History of Drycleaning. By E. M. Cammidge; From Pasteur to Parity Violation: Cosmic Dissymmetry and the Origins of Biomolecular Handedness. By Stephen S. Mason; Reviews of Books: Alchemy in Europe. A Guide to Research. By Claudia Kren. Garland Publishing, New York and London 1990; Da Alquimia à Quimica: Um estudo sobre a passagem do pensamento mágicovitalista ao mecanismo. By Ana Maria Alfonso Goldfarb. (Coleção Ciência Viva.) Nova Stella, São Paulo, 1987; John Dee's Library Catalogue. Edited by Julian Roberts and Andrew G. Watson. Oxford University Press, Oxford (for the Bibliographical Society, London) 1990; Reappraisals of the Scientific Revolution. Edited by David C. Lindberg and Robert S. Westman. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York etc.1990; A Company of Scientists: Botany, Patronage and Community at the Seventeenth-Century Parisian Royal Academy of Sciences. By Alice Stroup.University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, Oxford 1991; Alchemical Death and Resurrection. The Significance of Alchemy in the Age of Newton. By B.J.T. Dobbs. Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington DC, 1990; Romanticism and the Sciences. Edited by Andrew Cunningham and Nicholas Jardine. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York etc. 1990; The Correspondence between Sir George Gabriel Stokes and Sir William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs. Edited with an Introduction by David B.Wilson. Two volumes (not sold separately): Cambridge University Press,Cambridge, New York etc. 1990; Chemistry as viewed from Bascome's Hill. A History of the Chemistry Department at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. By Aaron J. Ihde. Chemistry Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison 1990; A History of Lactic Acid Making. A Chapter in the History of Biotechnology. By H. Benninga. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, London 1990; Études sur/ Studies on Hélène Metzger. Edited by Gad Freudenthal. (Collection de Travaux de l'Académie Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences, 32.) E. J.Brill, Leiden 1990; Dirac: a Scientific Biography. By Helge Kragh. Cambridge University Press:Cambridge, New York etc. 1990; Electrochemistry Past and Present. Edited by John T. Stock and Mary Virginia Orna. (ACS Symposium Series 390.) American Chemical Society, Washington 1989. Fine Condition. Item #34374

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