AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry. Vol. XXI, Numbers 2 & 3. July and November 1974. W. H. BROCK.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry. Vol. XXI, Numbers 2 & 3. July and November 1974.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1974. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 166 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 Higher Elements and Prime Matter in Renaissance Naturalism and in Paracelsus by Walter Pagel and Marianne Winder; Some Neo-Platonic and Stoic Influences on Mineralogy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries by D.R. Oldroyd; Mechanical Mineralogy by D.R. Oldroyd; The Henrys of Manchester by W.V. Farrar, Kathleen Farrar and E.L. Scott. Part II - Thomas Henry's Sons: Thomas, Peter, and William. Part III - William Henry and John Dalton; Alfred Werner's Views of Oxonium Salts by George B. Kauffman. Review: Science, Medicine, and Society in the Renaissance editted by Allen G. Debus; The Astrolabe by Harold N. Saunders; Lecons sur la Philosophie Chimique by J.B. Dumas; Essai de Statique Chimique des Etres Organises by J.B. Dumas; Liberation and the Aims of Science by Brian Easlea; Molecules and Life. Historical Essays on the Interplay of Chemistry and Biology by Joseph Fruton; Arzneitmittel-Standardisierung im 19.Jahrhundert by Erika Hickel. Fine condition. Item #34653

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