AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXVII, Number 3. November 1980. W. H. BROCK.

AMBIX. The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry. Vol. XXVII, Number 3. November 1980.

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons LTD., 1980. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto journal. Original printed wrappers. 104 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: The Manuscript of Avogadro's "Essai d'une Maniere de Determiner les Masses Relatives des Molecules Elementaires" by Mario Morselli; The Laboratories of the Royal Institution in the Nineteenth Century by Donovan Chilton and Noel C. Coley; New Light on Robert Boyle and the Discovery of Colour Indicators by William Eamon. Reviews: L'Ouverture de l'escolle de Philsophie Transmutatoire Metallique by David de Planis Campy; Le Tombeau de la Pauvrete; Dictionnaire Hermetique; L'Etoile Flamboyante ou la Societe des Francs-Macons; The Origins and Early Development of the Heavy Chemical Industry in France by John Graham Smith; English Magical and Scientific Poems to 1700. An annotated Bibliography by Robert Schuler; The Transcendental Part of Chemistry by David M. Knight. Index. Fine condition. Item #34668

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