AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLV, No. 3, November 1998. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLV, No. 3, November 1998.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1998. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 116 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: Blowpipes and Batteries: Humphry Davy, Edward Daniel Clark, and Experimental Chemistry in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain by Brian P. Dolan; 'Ars Sine Arte:' Nicholas Lemery and the End of Alchemy in Eighteenth-Century France by John C. Powers; News and Announcement; Reviews of Books: Justus von Liebig: The Chemical Gatekeeper. By William H. Brock. Rev. by C.A. Russell; L'Arte de Sole e della Luna. Alchimia e Filosofia nel Medioevo. By Chiara Crisciani and Michela Pereira. Rev. by Antonio Clericuzio; The Aspiring Adept. Robert Boyle and his Chemical Quest. By Lawrence Principe. Rev. by Malcolm Oster; Archives of the Scientific Revolution. Edited by Michael Hunter. Rev. by Malcolm Oster; Operative Chymist [Thomas Morson]. By Anthony Morson. Rev. by M.P. Earles; Lavoisier et l'Encyclopédie Méthodique: le Manuscrit des Régisseurs des Poudres et Salpêtre Pour le Dictionnaire de l'Artillerie. By Patrice Bret. Rev. by Maurice Crosland; Justus Liebig: Eine Biographie. By Wilhelm Strube with Helga Strube. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Chemie in der Schweiz. Geschichte der Forschung und der Industrie. Edited by Thomas Busset, Andrea Rosenbusch and Christian Simon. Rev. by Carsten Reinhardt; Eloge du Mixte. Matériaux Nouvaux et Philosophie Ancienne. By Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent. Rev. by Norma Emerton; J. J. Thomson and the Discovery of the Electron. By E.A. Davis and J.J. Falconer. Rev. by Michael A. Sutton. Fine Condition. Item #34410

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