AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLV, No. 1, March 1998. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLV, No. 1, March 1998.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1997. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 48 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 Chemical Revolution and Pharmacy: A Disciplinary Perspective by Jonathan Simon; Pythagorean Theory and Dionysian Practice: The Cultic and Practical Background to Chemical Experimentation in Hellenistic Egypt by C. Anne Wilson; Correction by Marianne Winder; Reviews of Books: The History of the Faraday Society. By Leslie Sutton and Mansel Davies. Rev. by M. Sutton; The Hermetic Museum: Alchemy and Mysticism. By Alexander Roob. Rev. by N.G. Coley; Bayerische Messing. Franz Matthias Ellmayr's "Mössing-Werkh AO, 1780". By Claus Priesner. Rev. by P. De Clercq; Préhistorie & Histoire de la Thermodynamique Classique (Une historie de la chaleur). By Robert Locqueneux. Rev. by Hasok Chang; Scientists since 1660. A Bibliography of Biographies. By Leslie Howsam. Rev. by D.M. Knight; August Friedrich Horstmann und die physikalische Chemie. By Alexander Kipnis. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Chemie in Österreich. Wurzeln und Entwicklung 100 Jahre Gesellschaft Österreichischer Chemiker 1897-1997. Edited by Peter Markl. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Old Wine, New Flasks: Reflections on Science and Jewish Tradition. By Roald Hoffmann and Shira Leibowitz Schmidt. Rev. by A.S. Travis; Oeuvres de Lavoisier. Correspondence. Volume VI, 1789-1791. Edited by Patrice Bret. Rev. by W.A. Smeaton; Nationalismus und Internationale Zusammenarbeit in den Naturwissenschaften. Die Deutsche-Französischen Wissenschaftsbeziehungen zwischen Revolution und Restauration, 1789-1832. By Kai Torsten Kanz. Rev. by Maurice Crosland; Science, Culture and Politics in Britain, 1750-1870. By Jack Morrell. Rev. by John Hedley Brooke. Fine Condition. Item #34408

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