AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLVII, No. 1, March 2000. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLVII, No. 1, March 2000.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 2000. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 58 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: Mateu Orfila's Elémens de Chimie Médicale and the Debate about Medical Applications of Chemistry in Early Nineteenth-Century France by José Ramón Bertomeu Sánchez and Antonio García Belmar; Rychard Bostok of Tandridge, Surrey (c.1530-1605), M.P., Paracelsian Propagandist and Friend of John Dee by David Harley; Devitalising the Elements: Johann Friedrich John (1782-1847) and the Liberation of Phosphorus and Potassium from a Vital Force by Theodore L. Sourkes; Note on the Date of Publication of the English Translation of Lavoisier's Traité Elémentaire de Chymie by John D. Baird; Reviews of Books: Journals and History of Science. Ed. by Marco Beretta, Claudio Pogliano and Pietro Redondi. Biblioteca di Nucius Studi e Testi XXXII. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki. Rev. by W. H. Brock; The Science of Energy. A Cultural History of Energy Physics in Victorian Britain. By Crosbie Smith. London and Chicago: The Athlone Press and the University of Chicago Press, 1998. Rev. by Hasok Chang; Emblems and Alchemy. Ed. by Alison Adams and Stanton J. Linden. Glasgow Emblem Series, Department of French, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ. Rev by Lawrence M. Principe; Reconstructing Nature: the Engagement of Science and Religion. By John Brooke and Geoffrey Cantor. Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1998. Rev. by David Knight; A History of the Society of Apothecaries. By Penelope Hunting. London: Society of Apothecaries, 1998. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Trimethius and Magical Theology: a Chapter in the Controversy over Occult Studies in Early Modern Europe. By Noel L. Brann. State University of New York Press, 1998. Rev. by P.J. Fitzpatrick; A Dictionary of Alchemical Imagery. By Lyndy Abraham. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Rev. by Sachiko Kusukawa; The Alchemy of Culture: Intoxicants in Society. By Richard Rudgley. London: British Museum Press, 1998. Rev. by Andreas-Holger Maehle Chemischer Atomismus. Anwendung, Veränderung, Alternativen im deutschsprachigen Raum in der zweiten Hälfte des 19.Jahrhunderts. By Britta Görs.Berlin: ERS-Verlag, 1999. Rev. by W.H. Brock; The Nasser D Khalili Collection of Islamic Art. Volume XII. Science, Tools and Magic. General Editor Julian Raby. Part One: Body and Spirit, Mapping the Universe. By Francis Maddison and Emilie Savage-Smith. Part Two: Mundane Worlds. By Emilie Savage-Smith with contributions from Francis Maddison, Ralph Pinder-Wilson and Tim Stanley. London: The Nour Foundation in association with Azimuth Editions and Oxford University Press,1997. Rev. by R.G.W. Anderson; A History of Science in the Netherlands: Surveys, Themes and Reference. Ed. by Klaas van Berkel, Albert van Helden and Lodewijk Palm. Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, 1999. Rev. by Trevor Levere; Natural Dyestuffs and Industrial Culture in Europe, 1750-1880. Ed. by Robert Fox and Agustí Nieto-Galan. Canton, MA: Science History Publications, 1999. Rev. by David Knight Lessico Filosofico dei secoli XVII e XVIII Sezione Latina a cura di Marta Fattori. Vol 1, 4 artificiosus - bulla. Coordinamento Eugenio Canone - Giacinta Spinosa. Firenze: Leo S. Olschki, 1999. Rev. by P.J. Fitzpatrick; Determinants in the Evolution of the European Chemical Industry, 1900-1939: New Technologies, Political Frameworks, Markets and Companies. Ed. by A.S. Travis, H.G. Schrötter, E. Homburg and P.J.T. Morris. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998. Rev. by Viviane Quirke; Science, Politics and Universities in Europe, 1600-1800. By John Gascoigne. Aldershot: Ashgate Variorum, 1998. Rev. by Jack Morrell; The Life and Times of Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, Gentleman, Scientist and Inventor, 1793-1895. By Dale H. Porter. Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press, Associated University Presses. Rev. by Ben Marsden; Le cas Spencer: religion, science et politique. By Daniel Becquemont and Laurent Mucchielli. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1998. Rev. by Hannah Gay . Fine Condition. Item #34419

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