Links & Resources

 

Experiments

Ford, L. A., Chemical Magic, 2nd ed., rev. by Grundmeier, E. W., Dover: New York, 1993, ISBN 0-486-67628-5
Roesky, H. W., Moeckel, K., Chemical Curiosities; VCH: Weinheim, 1996, ISBN 3-527-29414-7
Brent, R., The Golden Book of Chemistry Experiments; Golden Press: New York, 1960, ISBN 0-307-13574-8

History of Chemistry

Armitage, F. P. A History of Chemistry; Longmans, Green, and Co.: New York, 1906
Leicester, H. M. The Historical Background of Chemistry; Wiley: New York, 1956
Ihde, A. J. The Development of Modern Chemistry; Harper & Row: New York, 1964
Partington, J. R. A History of Chemistry; Macmillan & Co.: London, 1970; Vol. I, Part I
Partington, J. R. A History of Chemistry; Macmillan & Co.: London, 1961; Vol. II
Partington, J. R. A History of Chemistry; Macmillan & Co.: London, 1962; Vol. III
Partington, J. R. A History of Chemistry; Macmillan Press: London, 1972; Vol. IV

Artists’ Materials and Chemistry in Art

Neuburger, A. The Technical Arts and Sciences of the Ancients; Methuen & Co.: London, 1930
Harley, R. D. Artists’ Pigments c. 1600-1835: A Study in English Documentary Sources, 2nd ed.; Butterworth Scientific: London, 1982
Orna, M. V.,Goodstein, M. P. Chemistry and Artists’ Colors, 2nd ed., 1998
Delmare, F.,Guineau, B. Colors: The Story of Dyes and Pigments; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: New York, 2000
Eastaugh, N.,Walsh, V.,Chaplin, T.,Siddall, R. The Pigment Compendium: A Dictionary of Historical Pigments; Elsevier: Amsterdam, 2004
Kerssenbrock-Krosigk, D. v. Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal – Gold Ruby, 1650-1750; The Corning Museum of Glass: New York, 2008
Benton, J. R. Materials, Methods, and Masterpieces of Medieval Art; ABC-CLIO: Santa Barbara, 2009

Links

Journals
Ambix (the quarterly journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry)
Isis (the quarterly journal of the History of Science Society)
Websites
JSTOR (a widespread digital library consisting of academic journals, books, and primary sources)