AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLVIII, No. 1, March 2001. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLVIII, No. 1, March 2001.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 2001. 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: Michael Sendivogius on Nitre and the Preparation of the Philosophers' Stone by Paulo Alves Porto; Amedeo Avogadro's Concept of the Atom: Some New Remarks by Marco Ciardi; The Constant Battery and the Daniell-Becquerel-Grove Controversy by Dawn Owen; Reviews of Books: Scientific Discourse in Sociohistorical Context: The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1675-1975. By Dwight Atkinson. Lawrence Erlbaum Asssociates: Mahwah, N.J. 1999. Rev. by Jack Meadows; La Découverte Scientifique. By Pierre Laszlo. Presses Universitaires de France: Paris. 1999. Rev. by Eric Francoeur; Geheimnisse der Alchemie. By Manuel Bachmann and Thomas Hofmeier. Schwabe & Co.: Basel. 1999. Rev. by Marianne Winder; Alchemie: Lexicon einer hermetische Wissenschaft. Ed. by Calus Priesner and Karin Figala. C.H. Beck: München. 1998. Rev. by Mike Walton; De tribus impostoribus. [By Johann Joachim Müller]. Ed. by Winfried Schröder. Fromann-Holzboog: Stuttgart-Bad. 1999. Rev. by Mike Walton; Medicine for the Soul. The Life, Death and Resurrection of an English Medieval Hospital. By Carole Rawcliffe. Sutton Publishing: Stroud, Gloucestershire. 1999. Rev. by Margaret Harvey; Science and Engineering in Ireland in 1798: A Time of Revolution. Edited by Patrick N. Wyse Jackson. Royal Irish Academy: Dublin. 2000. Rev. by David Knight; The Correspondence of Michael Faraday. Vol. 4: January 1849 - October 1855. Letters 2146-3032. Edited by Frank A.J.L. James. The Institution of Electrical Engineers: London. 1999. Rev. by Joost Mertens; Ludwig Boltzmann. The Man who Trusted Atoms. By Carlo Cercignani. Oxford University Press: Oxford. 1998. Rev. by W.H. Brock; Vital Forces: The Discovery of the Molecular Basis of Life. By Graeme K. Hunter. Academic Press: San Diego, New York. 2000. Rev. by Noel Coley; Techniek in Nederland in de Twintigste Eeuw. Vol. II: Delfstoffen, Energie, Chemie. Edited by J.W. Schot et. al. Walburg Pers: Zutphen (Neth.). 2000. Rev. by Jasper Faber; Research tussen Vetkool en Zoetstof. Zestig Jaar DSM Research 1940-2000. Edited by H. Lintsen, with contributions by T. van Helvoort, E. Homburg, E. van Royen, J. Schueler, F. Veraart and P. Vincken. Walburg Pers: Zutphen (Neth.). 2000. Rev. by H. Deelstra. Fine Condition. Item #34422

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