AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXV, Number 2. July 1978. W. H. BROCK.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXV, Number 2. July 1978.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1978. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 84 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: Robert Fludd's "Declaratio Brevis" to James I by William H. Huffman and Robert A. Seelinger, Jr.; Joseph Priestly, "Aerial Philosopher". Part II by John G. McEvoy; Dalton, Mixed Gases, and the Origin of the Chemical Atomic Theory by Theron Cole Jr.; Eighteenth-Century identifications of phlogiston with electricity by William Sudduth. Reviews: Preziosa Margarita Novella (New Pearl of Great Price) by Pietro Bono da Ferrara by A.G. Keller; Alchimiques Metamorphoses du Mercure Universel by Severin Batfroi by H.J. Sheppard; Der alchemische Traktat "Von der Multiplikation" von Pseudo-Thomas von Aquin by Dietlinde Goltz, Joachim Telle and Hans J. Vermeer by Water Pagel. Short Notices of Books: Doctor of Revolution. The Life and Genius of Erasmus Darwin by Desmond King-Hele; Boletin de la Sociedad Espanola de Historia de las ciencias; Journal for the History of Arabic Science, Volume I, No. 1, May 1977; Michigan Quarterly Reviewe. Vol. 16, Number 3, Summer 1977; The Journal of Altered States of Consciousness. Fine condition. Item #34659

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