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Chemicals From Nature

This is one of the six Background Books published for Stage I of the Nuffield Chemistry Sample Scheme. The books were highly illustrated and designed to be attractive. This book describes applications of chemistry.

There are two parts to this book:
*Part 1: Earth, air and water
A review of elements and compounds obtained from inorganic natural sources and how they are obtained.

*Part 2 Chemicals and plants
An account of chemicals that come from plants with an extensive table of examples

The book was first published in 1967 and updated two years later. Inevitably this means that some of the details are out of date.

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