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A chemical history tour : picturing chemistry from alchemy to modern molecular science, by Arthur Greenberg

Label
A chemical history tour : picturing chemistry from alchemy to modern molecular science
Title
A chemical history tour
Title remainder
picturing chemistry from alchemy to modern molecular science
Statement of responsibility
by Arthur Greenberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains illustrations that depict selected highlights from throughout the history of chemistry; and includes explanatory notes
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greenberg, Arthur
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QD11
LC item number
.G74 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2003 J-545
  • QD 11
NLM item number
G798c 2000
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Alchemy
  • Scientific illustration
  • Chimie
  • Chemistry
  • Chemie
  • Alchemie
  • Iatrochemie
  • Chimie
  • Alchimie
  • Chimie
  • Art
Label
A chemical history tour : picturing chemistry from alchemy to modern molecular science, by Arthur Greenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A Wiley-Interscience publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Philosopher's Stone Can No Longer Be Protected By Patent
  • The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine. First Key: The Wolf of Metals and the Impure King
  • Ratso Rizzo and the Poet Virgil as Transmuting Agents?
  • Catawba Indian Pottery: Four Colors and a Miracle of Survival
  • Dragons, Serpents, and Order out of Chaos
  • Today's Specials: Oil of Scorpion and Lady's Spot Fade-In Cream
  • "Vulgar And Common Errors"
  • What Is Wrong with this Picture?
  • Protecting the Roman Empire's Currency from the Black Art
  • Geber and Rhazes: Alchemists from the Biblical Lands
  • Practical Chemistry, Mining, and Metallurgy
  • Alchemists as Artists' Subjects
  • Allegories, Myths, and Metaphors
  • The Wordless Book
  • Iatrochemistry and Spagyricall Preparations
  • Paracelsus
  • The Dream Team of Alchemy
  • Distillation By Fire, Hot Water, Sand, or Steamed Boar Dung
  • Chemistry Begins to Emerge as a Science
  • The First Ten-Pound Chemistry Text
  • A Tree Grows in Brussels
  • What Fresh Hell Is This?
  • Curing Wounds by Treating the Sword with Powder of Sympathy
  • Do Anonymous Passersby Defecate At Your Doorstep? A Solution
  • A House Is Not a Home without a Bath Tub and a Still
  • Boyle Versus Aristotle And Paracelsus
  • The Atmosphere Is Massive
  • The Essence of Matter: Four Elements (or Five); Three Principles (or Two); or Three Subatomic Particles (or More)
  • Unifying The Infinite and the Infinitesimal
  • Seeding the Earth with Metals
  • Chymicall Characters
  • Practical Chemistry: Mining, Assaying, and Refining
  • Spiritual and Allegorical Alchemy
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xviii, 312 pages
Isbn
9780471354086
Lccn
99038865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41834660
  • (OCoLC)ocm41834660
Label
A chemical history tour : picturing chemistry from alchemy to modern molecular science, by Arthur Greenberg
Publication
Note
A Wiley-Interscience publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Philosopher's Stone Can No Longer Be Protected By Patent
  • The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine. First Key: The Wolf of Metals and the Impure King
  • Ratso Rizzo and the Poet Virgil as Transmuting Agents?
  • Catawba Indian Pottery: Four Colors and a Miracle of Survival
  • Dragons, Serpents, and Order out of Chaos
  • Today's Specials: Oil of Scorpion and Lady's Spot Fade-In Cream
  • "Vulgar And Common Errors"
  • What Is Wrong with this Picture?
  • Protecting the Roman Empire's Currency from the Black Art
  • Geber and Rhazes: Alchemists from the Biblical Lands
  • Practical Chemistry, Mining, and Metallurgy
  • Alchemists as Artists' Subjects
  • Allegories, Myths, and Metaphors
  • The Wordless Book
  • Iatrochemistry and Spagyricall Preparations
  • Paracelsus
  • The Dream Team of Alchemy
  • Distillation By Fire, Hot Water, Sand, or Steamed Boar Dung
  • Chemistry Begins to Emerge as a Science
  • The First Ten-Pound Chemistry Text
  • A Tree Grows in Brussels
  • What Fresh Hell Is This?
  • Curing Wounds by Treating the Sword with Powder of Sympathy
  • Do Anonymous Passersby Defecate At Your Doorstep? A Solution
  • A House Is Not a Home without a Bath Tub and a Still
  • Boyle Versus Aristotle And Paracelsus
  • The Atmosphere Is Massive
  • The Essence of Matter: Four Elements (or Five); Three Principles (or Two); or Three Subatomic Particles (or More)
  • Unifying The Infinite and the Infinitesimal
  • Seeding the Earth with Metals
  • Chymicall Characters
  • Practical Chemistry: Mining, Assaying, and Refining
  • Spiritual and Allegorical Alchemy
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xviii, 312 pages
Isbn
9780471354086
Lccn
99038865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41834660
  • (OCoLC)ocm41834660

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