AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXVII, Number 2. July 1980. W. H. BROCK.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXVII, Number 2. July 1980.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1980. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 78 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: An Experimental Comparison of the East Asian, Hellenistic and Indian Stills by Anthony R. Butler and Joseph Needham; The Discovery of Supposed New Elements by V. Karpenko; George Gabriel Stokes, Arthur Smithells and The Origin of Spectra in Flames by Robert K. Dekosky; Thomas Sherley's "Philosophical Essay" (1672) by Allen Debus; Origins of the So-called Dewar Benzene Formula by Robert H. Goldsmith. Reviews: James Prescott Joule and the Concept of Energy by Henry John Steffens by Crosbie Smith; Benjamin Silliman and his Circle: Studies on the Influence of Benjamin Silliman on Science in America. Edited by Leonard Wilson by Robin Keen; Robert Fludd and His Philsophical Key introduced by Allen G. Debus by Graham Rees. Fine condition. Item #34667

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