Classics in the theory of chemical combination / edited by O. Theodor Benfey.

1981, ©1963
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Malabar, Fla. : R.E. Krieger Pub. Co., 1981, ©1963.

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xii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.


Reprint. Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Dover Publications, 1963. (Classics of science ; v. 1)


Researches respecting the radical of benzoic acid / Friedrich Wöhler and Justus Liebig -- Translator's preface (by William Odling); Carbon, metallic and hydrogen, oxygen, and chlorine substitutions; theory of chlorine substitutions; nitrogen substitutions / Auguste Laurent -- On the constitution of salts / Alexander W. Williamson -- On a new series of organic bodies containing metals / Edward Frankland -- The constitution and metamorphoses of chemical compounds and the chemical nature of carbon / August Kekulé -- On a new chemical theory / Archibald Scott Couper -- On a new chemical theory / Archibald Scott Couper -- A suggestion looking to the extension into space of the structural formulas at present used in chemistry, and a note upon the relation between the optical activity and the chemical constitution of organic compounds / Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff -- On the relations which exist between the atomic formulas of organic compounds and the rotatory power of their solutions / Joseph Achille le Bel.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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