Item #34424 AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLVIII, No. 3, November 2001. Dr. Gerrylynn K. ROBERTS.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XLVIII, No. 3, November 2001.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 2001. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 88 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: Thomas Philipot and Chemical Theories of the Tides in Seventeenth-Century England by Anne Marie Roos; The 'Doctrine of Salts' and Rev. John Walker's Analysis of a Scottish Spa (1749-1761) by M. D. Eddy; Woodward, Robinson, and Strychnine: Chemical Structure and Chemists' Challenge by Leo B. Slater; Reviews of Books: Transforming Matter: A History of Chemistry from Alchemy to the Buckyball. By Trevor H. Levere. The Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, London. 2001. Rev. by Christoph Meinel; Sciences of the Earth: Studies in the History of Mineralogy and Geology. By David Oldroyd. Ashgate Variorum: Aldershot. 1998. Rev. by Gordon L. Herries Davies; George Ripley's Compound of Alchymy (1591). Edited by Stanton J. Linden. Ashgate: Aldershot, Hants. 2001. Rev. by Peter J. Forshaw, Alchemomedizinsche Briefe 1585 bis 1597. By Oswaldus Crollius; edited by Wilhelm Kühlmann and Joachim Telle. Franz Steiner Verlag: Stuttgart. 1998.Rev. by Tara E. Nummedal; Das Problem der Autonomie der Naturwissenschaft bei Galilei. By Matthias Dorn. Franz Steiner Verlag: Stuttgart. 2000. Rev. by Gerhard Wiesenfeldt, the Alchemy of Light. Geometry and Optics in Late Renaissance Alchemical Illustration. By Urszula Szulakowska. Brill: Leiden, Boston, Köln. 2000. Rev. by John Henry; Représentations scientifiques et images poétiques en Angleterre au XVIIe siècle. By Margaret Llasera. CNRS Editions: Paris. 1999. Rev. by Alison Shell; The Occult Laboratory: Magic, Science and Second Sight in Late Seventeenth-Century Scotland. A New Edition of Robert Kirk's The Secret Commonwealth and Other Texts. Edited and introduced by Michael Hunter. The Boydell Press:Woodbridge. 2001. Rev. by R. I. McCallum; Robert Boyle (1627-91): Scrupulosity and Science. By Michael Hunter. The Boydell Press: Woodbridge. 2000. Rev. by Rina Knoeff; Industrial Espionage and Technology Transfer: Britain and France in the Eighteenth Century. By J. R. Harris. Ashgate: Aldershot. 1998. Rev. by Serge Chassagne; Stoffwechsel im tierischen Organismus: Historische Studien zu Liebigs 'Thier-Chemie'. Edited by Johannes Büttner and Wilhelm Lewicki. HisChymia Buchverlag: Seesen. 2001. Rev. by W. H. Brock; Nationalizing Science: Adolphe Wurtz and the Battle for French Chemistry. By Alan J. Rocke. The MIT Press, Cambridge (Mass.), London. 2001. Rev. by Maurice Crosland; Bier, Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft in Deutschland, 1800-1914. Ein Beitrag zur deutschen Industrialisierungsgeschichte. By Mikulás Teich. Böhlau Verlag: Wien, Köln, Weimar. 2000. Rev. by Ray Anderson; Chimie Nouvelle 17 (December 1999). Special Issue on the History of Chemistry in Belgium in the 20th Century. Edited by Hendrik Deelstra and Brigitte van Tiggelen. Société Royale de Chimie: Bruxelles. 1999. Rev. by Ulrike Fell; The Coming of Materials Science. By Robert W. Cahn. Pergamon: Amsterdam,London, New York. 2001. Rev. by Susan Mossman; Chemicals and Long Term Economic Growth. Edited by Ashish Arora, Ralph Landau, and Nathan Rosenberg. Wiley-Interscience, in conjunction with the Chemical Heritage Foundation: New York. 2001. Rev. by Arjan van Rooij; Pharmaceutical Innovation: Revolutionizing Human Health. Edited by Ralph Landau, Basil Achilladelis and Alexander Scriabine. Chemical Heritage Press:Philadelphia. 1999. Rev. by Florence Charue Duboc; Institute of Biology: The First Fifty Years. Edited by Brian J. Ford. Institute of Biology: London. 2000. Rev. by Patricia E. Faasse; Chemie achter de dijken. Uitvindingen en uitvinders in de eeuw na Van't Hoff. Edited by Herman van Bekkum and Jan Reedijk. Edita KNAW: Amsterdam. 2001. Rev. by Ernst Homburg. Fine Condition. Item #34424

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