AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry. Vol. XIX, Number 2. July 1972. W. H. BROCK.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry. Vol. XIX, Number 2. July 1972.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1972. 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: The Coming of Ardent Water by Lu Gwei-Djen, Joseph Needham and Dorothy Needham; The Annales de Chimie, 1789-1815 by Susan Court; The Stereochemistry of Triavalent Nitrogen Compounds: Alfred Werner and the Controversy Over the Structure of Oximes by George B. Kauffman; Essay Review: Some Comments on the Contemporary Helmontian Renaissance by Allen G. Debus. Reviews: Historisches Worterbuch der Philosophie; Christianus Democritus: das Menschenbild bei Johann Conrad Dippel; The History of Valency by C.A. Russell; The Evolution of the Atomic Theory by D.P. Mellor. Fine condition. Item #34652

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