AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLVI, No. 2, July 1999. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLVI, No. 2, July 1999.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1999. 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: John Dastin's Alchemical Vision by Wilfred Theisen; Phoebus Levene and the Tetranucleotide Structure of Nucleic Acids by Graeme K. Hunter; Report of Meeting. Reviews of Books: Before Big Science. The Pursuit of Modern Chemistry and Physics 1800-1940. By Mary Jo Nye. Rev. by Kostas Gavroglu Pierre-Simon Laplace 1749-1827. A Life in Exact Science. By Charles Coulston Gillispie with the collaboration of Robert Fox and Ivor Grattan-Guiness. Rev. by Frank A.J.L. James; Alchemistisches Gold, Paracelsistische Pharmaka. Laboratoriumstechnik im 16.Jahrhundert. Chemiegeschichte und Archaometrische Untersuchungen am Inventar des Laboratoriums von Oberstockstall/Kirchberg am Wagram. By Rudolf Werner Soukup and Helmut Mayer. Rev. by Lawrence M. Principe; The Chemical Industry in Europe, 1850-1914: Industrial Growth, Pollution and Professionalization. Ed. by Ernst Homburg, Anthony S. Travis and Harm G. Schrotter. Rev. by Sally M. Horrocks; Science in the Romantic Era. By David M. Knight. Rev. by Frank A.J.L. James. Fine Condition. Item #34413

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