by Lyman Churchill Newell
Publisher: D. C. Heath & Co. 1922
Number of pages: 564
A textbook intended for the first year of chemistry. The book is written plainly, illustrated fully, and applied practically. It stimulates interest in chemistry, and can be studied profitably. The text is carefully selected, judiciously apportioned, and properly arranged.
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