AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXV, Number 1. March 1978.
Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1978. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 68 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: Joseph Priestly, "Aerial Philosopher": Metaphysics and Methodology in Priestley's Chemical Thought, From 1762 to 1781. Part I by John McEvoy; Bernhard Tollens and his Influence on Research into Carbohydrates in Russia by Z.E. Gel'man. Reviews: In the Shadow of the Enlightenment. Occultism and Renaissance Science in Eighteenth-Century America by Herbert Leventhal by P.M. Rattansi; The Alchemists by F.Sherwood Taylor by H.J. Sheppard; Chronologie Chemie 1800-1970 by Sieghard Neufeldt by Robin Keen; Revue d'etudes alchimques. No 1 edited by J. Laplace by H.J. Sheppard; Hermeticism and the Scientific Revolution by Robert S. Westman by Graham Rees; A History of Metallurgy by R.F. Tylecote by L.B. Hund. Fine condition. Item #34658