AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLIV, No. 2, July 1997. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLIV, No. 2, July 1997.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1997. 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: Studies on the Chemistry of Atmospheric Deposition in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries by Fabio Decet and Rosario Mosello; Before and after the Bomb - Some Literary Speculations on the use of the Atomic Bomb by Robert Ward; Essay Review: Edward Frankland. Chemistry, Controversy and Conspiracy in Victorian England. By Colin A. Russell. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, 1996. Rev. by J.H. Brooke; Reviews of Books: Alchemical Poetry 1575-1700. From Previously Unpublished Manuscripts. Ed. by Robert M. Schuler. New York, NY. Garland Publishing Inc, 1995. Rev. by G. Rees; Stanislao Cannizzaro. Scritti di Storia Politica e Chimica. Correspondenza Varia. Ed. by Leonello Paoloni. Seminario di Storia della Scienza, Quaderno N.5. Palermo. Facoltà di Scienze, Università di Palermo, 1995. Rev. by C. Kounelis; Enough for One Lifetime. Wallace Carrothers, Inventor of Nylon. By Matthew E. Hermes. History of Modern Chemical Sciences Series. Washington D C. American Chemical Society and the Chemical Heritage Foundation, 1996. Rev. by J. Hudson; Bibliography on the History of Chemistry and Chemical Technology. Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century. Ed. by Valentein Wehefritz and Zoltan Kobats. Munich. K. G. Saur, 1994. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Darke Hierogliphicks. Alchemy in English Literature from Chaucer to the Restoration. By Stanton J. Linden. Lexington, KY. The University Press of Kentucky, 1996. Rev. by G. Rees; A Free Enquiry into the Vulgarly Received Notion of Nature. By Robert Boyle. Ed. by Edward B. Davis and Michael Hunter. Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, 1996. Rev. by D.M. Knight; Grounds of Natural Philosophy. By Margaret Lucas Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle. Facsimile of 1668 Edition with Introduction by Colette V. Michael. West Cornwall, CT. Locust Hill Press, 1996. Rev. by M. Hunter; L'Etonnant Parcours du Républicain J. H. Hassenfratz (1755-1827). By Emmanuel Grison. Paris. Les Presses de l'Ecole des Mines, 1996. Rev. by M. Crosland; Law and Order in Eighteenth-Century Chemistry. By Alistair Duncan. Oxford. Clarendon Press, 1996. Rev. by U. Klein; The Correspondence of Michael Faraday, Volume 3, 1841-1848. Ed. by Frank A.J.L. James. London, Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1996. Rev. by B. Gee; Dire les Choses: Auguste Laurent et la méthode chimique. By Marika Blondel-Megrelis. Paris. Librarie Philosophique J. Vrin and Lyon. Institut Interdisciplinaire d'Etudes Epistémologiques, 1996. Rev. by D.M. Knight; Demonstrar ou Manipular? O Laboratório de Quimica Mineral da Escola; Politénica de Lisboa (1884-1894). Demonstrate or Manipulate? The Mineral Chemistry Laboratory of the Polytechnic School of Lisbon (1884-1894). Ed. By Ana Luísa Janeira, Maria Elisa Maia and Pilar Pereira. Lisbon. Livraria Escolar Editora, 1996. Rev. by A. da Costa; Dr Becker in geheimer Mission an Queen Victoria Hof 1850 bis 1861. By Charlotte Pangels. Hamburg. Jahn & Ernst Verlag, 1996. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Episodes from the History of the Rare Earth Elements. Ed. by C.H. Evans. Dordrecht. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996. Rev. by S.F. Mason; Chemical Curiosities. By H.W. Roesky and K. Möckel. Weinheim. VCH, 1996. Rev. by A. Hubbard. Fine Condition. Item #34405

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