Blast Publishing Company is a stupid name for a stupid publication.
Stuttgart is the centre of the publishing trade of south Germany, and it has busy industries in everything connected with the production of books.
In 1792 he was prosecuted for publishing an edition of the Lettres de Mirabeau et Sophie, but was acquitted.
In the later years of his life he turned to the study of the earlier phases of the science which he did so much to advance, and students of chemical history are greatly indebted to him for his book on Les Origines de l'alchimie (1885) and his Introduction a l'etude de la chimie des anciens et du moyen age (1889), as well as for publishing translations of various old Greek, Syriac and Arabic treatises on alchemy and chemistry (Collection des anciens alchimistes grecs, 1887-1888, and La Chimie au moyen age, 1893).
Housman (without publishing an edition) has done much to improve and explain the poems. For further information we may refer to F.