AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry. Vol. VIII, Number 1. February 1960. D. GEOGHEGAN.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry. Vol. VIII, Number 1. February 1960.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1960. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 76 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: Obituary of Eric John Holmyard; De Lapidibus by Lynn Thorndike; Dr Johnson's First Published Work? by F.W. Gibbs; A Survey of Alchemical and Hermetic Symbolism by H.J. Sheppard; Unrecorded Daltoniana: Two Letters to John Bostock and A Prospectus to the "New System", 1808. REVIEW: Goethe the Alchemist: A Study in Alchemical Symbolism in Goethe's literary and Scientific Works by Ronald D. Gray; Der Stein der Weisen-Wesen und Bildwelt der Alchemie by G.F. Hartlaub; Les Alchimistes by M. Caron and S. Hutin; De La Pierre Philosophale a l'Atome. Publications Received: Revue d'Histoire des Sciences et de laeurs Applications; Geschichte der Alchemie" by K.C. Schmieder; Parasites and Parasitic Infections in Early Medicine and Science by R. Hoeppli. Fine condition. Item #34648

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