AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLI, No. 2, July 1994. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLI, No. 2, July 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: Le Châtelier, 'Public Prosecutor' of Darzens. By Pierre Laszlo; Emma Perry Carr: The Spectrum of a Life. By Carole B. Shmurak; The Development of Ingold's System of Organic Chemistry. By K. Schofield; Reviews of Books: La parole des choses ou le langage de la chimie. By Pierre Laszlo. Collection Savoir. Paris. Hermann, 1993. Rev. by G.B. Kauffman; Gnosis. An Esoteric Tradition of Mystical Visions and Unions. By Dan Merkur. Albany, NY. State University of New York Press, 1993. Rev. by N. Goodrick-Clarke; 500 Years of Gnosis in Europe. (Exhibition Catalogue of Printed Books and Manuscripts from the Gnostic Tradition). Compiled by Carlos Gilly and Marina Afanasyeva. Amsterdam. 'In de Pelikaan' (Bibliotheca Hermetica), 1993. Rev. by O.P. Grell; Robert Boyle Reconsidered. Edited by Michael Hunter. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, 1994. Rev. by M.B. Hall; Lavoisier. Memoires d'une révolution. By Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent. Paris.Flammarion, 1993. Rev. by W.A. Smeaton; Affinity and Shinwya Ryoku. Introduction of Western Chemical Concepts in early Nineteenth-Century Japan. By Togu sukahara. Amsterdam. J. C. Gieben, 1993. Rev. by D.M. Knight; Defining Science. William Whewell, Natural Knowledge and Public Debate in early Victorian Britain. By Richard Yeo. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, 1993. Rev. by D.B. Wilson; The World of Physical Chemistry. By Keith J. Laidler. Oxford. Oxford University Press, 1993. Rev. by M.A. Sutton; 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; Salt and Water in Culture and Medicine. By Poul Astrup, Peter Bie and Hans Chr. Engell. Copenhagen. Munksgaard, 1993. Rev. by N.G. Coley. Fine Condition. Item #34389

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