AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry. Vol. XVIII, Number 3. November 1971. W. H. BROCK.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry. Vol. XVIII, Number 3. November 1971.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1971. 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: The Intellectual Development of Walter Charleton by Nina Rattner Gelbart; The History of Chemistry and the History of Science by Allen G. Debus; John Dee's Mathematics and the Grading of Compound Qualities by N.H. Clulee; E.F. Geoffroy was not a Newtonian. A Letter to the Editor from W.A. Smeaton. REVIEW: A History of Chemistry, Vol I, Part I by J.R. Partington, De Verbo Mirifico de arte cabalistica by Johannes Reuchlin; Two Treatises by Sir Kenelm Digby; Achilles Primin Gassr by Karl Heinz Burmeister; Essays on Several Important Subjects in Philosophy and Religion by Joseph Glanvill; The Grail Legend by Emma Jung and Marie-Louise von Franz; Essays Physical and Chemical by Antoine Lavoisier; Studies in the History of Chemistry by Sir Harold Hartley. Short Notices: Actes du XII - Congres Internationales d'Histoire des Sciences; A History of Drugs by Lydia Mez-Mangold; Ibn al Haitham; Sir Samuel Morland: Diplomat and Inventor 1625-1695. Books Received: Le Mystere des Cathedrales. Estoeric Interpretation of the Hermetic Symbols of the Grand Work; Geschiche der arabischen Schrifttums by Fuat Sezgin. Fine condition. Item #34651

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