AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLIV, No. 3, November 1997. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLIV, No. 3, November 1997.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1997. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 52 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: Berthollet's Conception of Chemical Change in Context by Pere Grapí and Mercè Izquierdo; Spectrum Analysis: The Priority Claims of Stokes and Kirchhoff by Ian D. Rae; Essay Review: ' "Just one word..." ... The Historiography of Plastics'. Early Plastics. Perspectives 1850-1950. Ed. by Susan Mossman. London. Leicester University Press/Science Museum, 1997; American Plastic: A Cultural History.By Jeffrey I. Meikle. New Brunswick, NJ. Rutgers University Press, 1995; From Small Organic Molecules to Large. A Century of Progress. By Herman F.Mark. Profiles, Pathways and Dreams Series. Washington DC. American Chemical Society, 1993. Rev. by P.J.T. Morris; Reviews of Books: Renaissance and Revolution. Humanists, Scholars, Craftsmen and Natural Philosophers in Early Modern Europe. Ed. by J.V. Field and Frank A.J.L. James. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, 1994 (pbk 1997). Rev. by A.G. Keller; Pharmazie und Pharmaziestudium an der Universität Gießen. By Christine Billig. Quellen und Studien zur Geschichte der Pharmazie, Band 67. Stuttgart. Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, 1994. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Fritz Haber. Briefe an Richard Willstätter 1910-1934. Ed. by Petra Werner and Angelika Irmscher. Studien und Quellen zur Geschichte der Chemie, Band 6. Berlin. Verlag für Wissenschafts- und Regionalgeschichte Dr. Michael Engel,1995. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Das Rätselkabinett des Doktor Krätz. Weinheim. VCH, 1996. Rev. by G.B. Kaufmann; The Alchemical Body. Siddha Traditions in Medieval India. By David Gordon White. Chicago, IL. University of Chicago Press, 1996. Rev. by M. Winder; Alector ou le coq. Histoire fabuleuse. By Barthélemy Aneau. Ed. by Marie-Madeleine Fontaine. Geneva. Droz, Textes Littéraires français, 1996. Rev. by A. Saunders; The Harmony of the World by Johannes Kepler. Translated into English with Introduction and Notes by E.J. Aiton (?), A.M. Duncan and J.V. Field. Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 209. Philadelphia, PA. American Philosophical Society, 1997. Rev. by A.J. Meadows; Gunpowder. The History of an International Technology. Ed. by Brenda J. Buchanan. Bath. Bath University Press, 1996. Rev. by M. Palmer; Instrumenti di Chimica. Un Laboratorio del XIX Secolo. By Gabriella Rambaldi. Genoa. Pirella Editore, 1996. Rev. by R. Anderson; Ideen und Naturwissenschaft. Wechselwirkungen zwischen Chemie und Philosophie am Beispiel des Justus von Liebig und Moriz Carrière. By Brigette Jaschke. Stuttgart. Chemisches Institut der Universität Stuttgart, 1996. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Science, Vine and Wine in Modern France. By Harry W. Paul. Cambridge.Cambridge University Press, 1997. Rev. by R.G. Anderson; Wilhelm Ostwald und Walter Nernst in ihren Briefen sowie in denen einiger Zeitgenossen. Ed. by Regine Zott. Berlin. Verlag für Wissenschafts- und Regionalgeschichte Dr. Michael Engel, 1995. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Sir Christopher Ingold. A Major Prophet of Organic Chemistry. By Kenneth T. Leffek. Victoria, BC. Nova Lion Press, 1996. Rev. by C.A. Russell; Stalin's Captive. Nikolaus Riehl and the Soviet Race for the Bomb. By Nikolaus Riehl and Frederick Seitz. History of Modern Chemical Sciences Series. Washington DC. American Chemical Society and Chemical Heritage Foundation, 1996. Rev. by A.G. Keller; Chemistry and the Chemical Industry in the Nineteenth Century. By Wilfred Farrar. Ed. by Richard L. Hills and W.H. Brock. Aldershot, Hants. VARIORUM, 1997. Rev. by J.B. Morrell; Uncertain Knowledge. Towards an image of science for the 21st century. By R.G.A. Dolby. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, 1996. Rev. by N.P. Edwards. Fine Condition. Item #34406

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