AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXV, Number 3. November 1978. W. H. BROCK.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXV, Number 3. November 1978.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1978. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 72pp. 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 Priestley, "Aerial Philosopher", Part 3 by John G. McEvoy; James Hutton, Joseph Black and the Chemical Theory of Heat by Arthur Donovan; The Discovery of Saccharin by George B. Kauffman and Paul M. Priebe; Boyle's Colour Changes by Peta Dewar Buchana, J.F. Gibson and Marie Boas Hall; A Supplementary Note on Berthollet's Essai by W.A. Smeaton. Reviews: Pocarky ceskeho cukrovarnictvi (Origins of the Bohemian Sugar Industry) by Oldrich Riha by Vladimir Karpenko; The Self Splitting Atom. The History of the Rutherford-Soddy collaboration by Thaddeus J. Trenn by S.B. Sinclair; Pflanzenchemie zwischen Laoisier und Liebig by Reinhard Low by Robin Keen; Ricerche sull' atomismo del Seicento by Ugo Baldini, Giancarlo Zanier, Paolo Farina and Franceso Trevisani by William Shea; Social Change and Scientific Organisation by Morris Berman by J.B. Morrell; Boerhaave's Men at Leyden and After by Ashworth Underwood by John K. Crellin; The Chemical Philosophy. Paracelsian Science and Medicine in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries by Allen G. Debus by Kathleen Ahonen; Le chimiste Claude-Louis Berthollet (1748-1822) by Michelle Sadoun-Goupil by H.E. Le Grand; British Weights and Measures - A History from Antiquity to the Seventeenth Century by Ronald Edward Zupko by W.A. Smeaton. Index. Fine condition. Item #34661

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