AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXXIX, No. 3, November 1992. Dr. Gerrylynn ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXXIX, No. 3, November 1992.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1992. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 56 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 Astrologer's Assay of the Alchemist: Early References to Alchemy in Arabic and Latin Texts. By Charles Burnett; Phlogiston After Oxygen. By Douglas Allchin; The Chemical Society of London and the Dye Industry in the 1860s. By Peter J. T. Morris and Anthony S. Travis; Karl Aloys Schenzinger's Novel, Anilin: Chemistry and Chemical Technology in Nazi Literaturpolitik. By Michael N. Keas; Essay Review: In Search of a Cure. A History of Pharmaceutical Discovery. By M. Weatherall. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Rev. by Sir William Paton; Reviews of Books: Histoire de l'ésotérisme et des sciences occultes. By Jean-Paul Corsetti. Paris: Références Larousse, 1992. Rev. by Keith Hutchinson; The Summa Perfectionis of Pseudo-Geber. A Critical Edition, Translation & Study. By William R. Newman. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1991. Rev. by Michèle Mertens, Philosophy, Science and Religion in England 1640-1700. Edited by Richard Kroll, Richard Ashcraft and Perez Zagorin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. Rev. by G. Rees; Sir Isaac Newton. A Catalogue of Manuscripts and Papers collected and published on microfilm by Chadwyck-Healey. Edited by Peter Jones. Cambridge: Chadwyck-Healey, 1991. Rev. by B.J.T. Dobbs; Bibliotheca Tinctoria. Annotated Catalog of the Sydney M. Edelstein Collection in the History of Bleaching, Dyeing, Finishing and Spot Removing.By Moshe Ron. Jerusalem: Jewish National and University Library, 1992. Rev. by W.A. Smeaton; Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, 1841-1991. A Political and Social History. By S.W.F. Holloway. London: The Pharmaceutical Press, 1991. Rev. by Gerrylynn K. Roberts; Badani Cia Radioaktywnych. [1904]. By Marya Sklodowska-Curie. Edited by Józefa Hurwica. Warszawa: Ike-Instytut Kszta cenia Ekonomicznego Pte,1992. Rev. by S.B. Sinclair; Harriet Brooks, Pioneer Nuclear Scientist. By Marlene F. Rayner-Canham and Geoffrey W. Rayner-Canham. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press,1992. Rev. by A.G. Keller; A Semiempirical Life. By Michael S. Dewar. (Profiles, Pathways and Dreams Series). Washington DC: American Chemical Society, 1992. Rev. by M.L. Tobe; Calculated Risks: The Toxicity and Human Health Risks of Chemicals in our Environment. By Joseph V. Rodricks. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,1992. Rev. by T.B. Mepham; Du flou au clair? Histoire de l'affinité chimique de Cardan à Prigogine. By Michelle Goupil. Paris: Éditions du Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques, 1991. Rev. by A.M. Duncan; Soedineniià Vysshego Poriàdka (Compounds of Higher Order). By Yu. N. Kukushkin. Leningrad: Khimiià, 1991. Rev. by George B. Kauffman 152; Ideas in Chemistry. A History of the Science. By David Knight. London: The Athlone Press, 1992. Rev. by Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent Chemical Evolution: Origin of the Elements, Molecules, and Living Systems.By Stephen F. Mason. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991. Rev. by M.A. Sutton; Joseph Black: A bibliography. By J.G. Fyffe and R.G.W. Anderson. London: Science Museum, 1992. Rev. by W.A. Smeaton; Historical Atlas of Crystallography. Edited by J. Lima-DeFaria. Dordrecht: The International Union of Crystallography/ Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991.Rev. by D.R. Russell; A Scientist's War. The War Diaries of Sir Clifford Paterson 1939-45. Edited by Robert Clayton and Joan Algar. London: Peter Peregrinus/ Science Museum,1991. Rev. by D. Edgerton; Exploring the Sun. Solar Science since Galileo. By Karl Hufbauer. Baltimore:The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. Rev. by F.A.J.L. James; Indian Alchemy or Rasayana in the Light of Asceticism and Geriatrics. By S. Mahdihassan. Delhi: Motilal Barnasidass Publishers, 1991. Rev. by D. Pingree. Fine Condition. Item #34379

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