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Nature volume 141, page 1123 (25 June 1938) | Download Citation



THERE is a plethora of books to-day dealing with one aspect or another of the use of organic solvents in industrial operations. Almost the earliest of these was that of Dr. Durrans ; its utility is made clear by the fact that a fourth edition is now required. The preface speaks of a complete revision and amplification and an attempt to make it of use to a somewhat wider industrial field.

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