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Series: The Development of Science, Sources for the History of Science. First published 1915. 8vo. xi, 437 pp. Indexes. Beige/tan cloth stamped in red. Fine. Deals with the dye and pigments industry and suppliers: "The history of the origin and development of the coal-tar colour industry is of greatest interest not only to the chemist and the student of industrial economics, but also to the politician, the leader of industry, and even to the general reader. . ." The Germans began to dominate the industry and increased their production of "synthetic medicines, scents and flavourings, the manufacture of photographic drugs and of fine chemicals generally, the production of artificial fertilisers and of high explosives . . . such as sulphuric acid and caustic soda â€“ an on enormous scale." [introd.]. Gardner was former head of the dyeing dept. at the Univ. of Yorkshire, head of Chemistry and Dyeing in the Bradford Technical College (1895), co-editor of the Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists, etc. See: The West Riding of Yorkshire at the opening of the twentieth century . . . By W. Herbert Scott, (1902), p. 248. ISBN: 0405138458
Title: The British Coal-Tar Industry.
Publisher: New York:, Arno Press, 1981.: 1981
ISBN Number: 0405138458
ISBN Number 13: 9780405138454
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