AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry. Vol. XIV, Number 2. June 1967. D. GEOGHEGAN.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry. Vol. XIV, Number 2. June 1967.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1967. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 80 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: Transmutation and Immutability: Newton's Doctrine of Physical Qualities by J.E. McGuire; Johann Conrad Barchuset (1666-1723) - Contemporary and Rival of Boerhaave by O. Hannaway; Alexander Crum Brown and His Doctoral Thesis of 1861 by David Larder; The London Chemical Society 1824 by W.H. Brock. REVIEWS: William Harvey's Biological Ideas: Selected Aspects and Historical Background by Walter Pagel; The Younger John Winthrop by Robert C. Black III; Atomism in England from Hariot to Newton by Robert Hugh Kargon; Gnosis und Spataniker Geist by Jonas (Hans). Publications Received: Book of Minerals by Albertus Magnus; A Catalogue of Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine compiled by Richard Durling; Denkwege der Chemie by Elisabeth Stroker; Paracelse: L'Homme, L'Medecin, L'Alchimste. Fine condition. Item #34650

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