AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXVI, Number 2. July 1979. W. H. BROCK.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXVI, Number 2. July 1979.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1979. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 64 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: Palingenesis, Alchemy, and Metempyschosis in Renaissance Medicine by Francois Secret; A Thirteenth-century Portugese Work on Manuscript Illumination by Harold Abrahams; The Synthetic Palladium of Richard Chenevix by Philip A.W. Dean and Melvyn C. Usselman; The Amsterdam Experiment on the Analysis and Synthesis of Water (1789) by H.A.M. Snelders; Rutherford's Radio-Activity and Alpha Ray Research by Thaddeus J. Trenn. Reviews: Essays and Papers in the History of Modern Science by Henry Guerlac by C.E. Perrin; Licht und Finsternis by K.R.H. Frick by H.J. Sheppard; Scientific Books, Libraries, and Collectors - A Study of Bibliography and the Book Trade in Relation to Science by John L. Thornton by Roy G. Neville; Eucharius Rosslin the Younger. On Minerals and Mineral Products by Johanna Schwind Belkin and Earle Radocliffe Caley by M.P. Earles; Josiah Wedgwood: "The Arts and Sciences United" - An exhibition of Josiah Wedgwood's correspondence, experiment books and the ceramic products he developed and manufactured, held at the Science Museum, London by Robert Schofield; Medicine and the Reign of Tecnology by Stanley Joel Reiser by R.G.W. Anderson; Science in Culture, The Early Victorian Period by Susan Faye Cannon by W.H. Brock. Fine condition. Item #34663

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