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Physico-chemical Tables, for the Use of Analysts, Physicists, Chemical Manufacturers, and Scientific Chemists

Nature volume 88, pages 344345 (11 January 1912) | Download Citation

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THE second and concluding volume of Mr. Castell-Evan's work on physico-chemical constants is a veritable monument to the industry and perseverance of the author, who unhappily has not lived to reap the reward of his labours. The user of the tables may well be appalled at the magnitude of the task undertaken by a single compiler to bring out two volumes covering in detail the whole domain of physical chemistry and running in all to more than twelve hundred pages. To review such a work adequately is almost impossible without keeping the book in hand for a longer time than is desirable. The reviewer's criticisms must therefore be taken as indicative of the directions in which a future edition might be improved, rather than as the results of a detailed examination; it should also be noted that in the circumstances the reviewer has refrained from raising debatable questions.

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