AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLI, No. 1, March 1994. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLI, No. 1, March 1994.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1994. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 64pp. 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: Chairman's and Editor's Remarks; Historiography of Chemistry in the Eighteenth Century: Hermann Boerhaave and William Cullen. By J.R.R. Christie; History and Science, History of Science: Adolphe Wurtz and the Renovation of the Academic Professions in France. By A.J. Rocke; Square Rounds and Other Awkward Fits: Chemistry as Theatre. By Gillian Beer; Essay Review: Hermetica. The Greek Corpus Hermetica and the Latin Asclepius in a new English translation, with notes and introduction. By Brian P. Copenhaver. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, 1992. Rev. by B. Vickers; Reviews of Books: Die Alchemistische Lehrdichtung des Gratheus filius philosophi in Cod. Vind. 2372. Zugleich ein Beitrag zur okkulten Wissenschaft im Spätmittelalter. I:Einleitung - Untersuchungen - Kommentar. II: Textedition - Übersetzung -Register. By Helmut Birkham. 2 vols. Österreichische Akademie der Wissensschaften, philosophisch-historische Klasse, Sitzungsberichte 591.Wien. Österreichische Akademie der Wissensschaften, 1992. Rev. by N.F. Palmer; The Janus Face of Genius. The Role of Alchemy in Newton's Thought. By Betty Jo Teeter Dobbs. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, 1992. Rev. by P.E. Spargo; The Life of Isaac Newton. By Richard Westfall. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, 1993. Rev. by A.A. Mills; Joseph Priestley Political Writings. Edited by P.N. Miller. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, 1993. Rev. by J. Golinski; Berzelius und Liebig. Ihre Briefe 1831-1845. Edited by Wilhelm Lewicki; Göttingen, Augsburg. Jürgen Cromm Verlag, 1991. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Die organische Chemie in ihrer Anwendung auf Physiologie und Pathologie. By Justus Liebig. Facsimile of 1st ed., Braunschweig 1842, plus supplement edited by Wilhelm Lewicki. Pinneberg. Agrimedia Hils oHG im Verlag Alfred Strohe, 1992. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Robert Mayer and the Conservation of Energy. By Kenneth L. Caneva. Princeton, NJ. Princeton University Press, 1993. Rev. by F.A.J.L. James; Contesting Cultural Authority. Essays in Victorian Intellectual Life. By Frank M. Turner. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, 1993. Rev. by J.B. Morrell; The Rainbow Makers. The Origins of the Synthetic Dyestuffs Industry in Western Europe. By Anthony S. Travis. Bethlehem, PA. Lehigh University Press, 1993. Rev. by D.H. Leaback; Van Beroep 'Chemiker'. De opkomst van de industriële chemicus en het polytechnische onderwijs in Duitsland (1790-1850). ['Chemiker' by Occupation: The Rise of the Industrial Chemist and Polytechnic Education in Germany (1790-1850)]. By Ernst Homburg. Delft. Delftse Universitaire Pers,1993. Rev. by T.H. Levere Der Fall Clara Immerwahr. Leben für eine humane Wissenschaft. By Gerit von Leitner. Munich. Verlag C. H. Beck, 1993. Rev. by J.A. Johnson; Enjoying Organic Chemistry, 1927-1987. By Egbert Havinga. Washington DC.; American Chemical Society, 1991. Rev. by W.J. Hornix; Institut Obschei i Neorganischeskoi Khimii im. N. S. Kurnakova Rosiiskoi Akademii Nauk: Istoricheskii ocherk [N. S. Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Historical Essay]. By Yu. I. Solov'ev. Moscow. Nauka, 1993. Rev. by G.B. Kauffman; Nobel Laureates in Chemistry 1901-1992. Edited by Laylin K. James. History of Modern Chemical Sciences. Washington DC. American Chemical Society/ Chemical Heritage Foundation, 1993. Rev. by W.H. Brock . Fine Condition. Item #34388

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