A New System of Chemical Philosophy Volume 1

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Overview

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781290579650
  • Publisher: HardPress Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Pages: 602
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.22 (d)

Meet the Author

John Dalton
John Dalton
A world traveler and a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, John Dalton writes with clarity and precision -- offering a debut novel -- Heaven Lake -- that reflects both his deep familiarity with Asian culture and his exquisite craftsmanship.

Biography

John Dalton was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, the youngest of seven children. Upon graduation from college, he received a plane ticket to travel around the world, and so began an enduring interest in travel and foreign culture. During the late 1980s he lived in Taiwan for several years and traveled in Mainland China and other Asian countries. He attended the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop in the early 1990s and was awarded two fellowships at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown as well as a James Michener/Paul Engle Award for his (then) novel-in-progress, Heaven Lake. He presently lives with his wife in North Carolina.

Author biography courtesy of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Good To Know

Some interesting outtakes from our interview with Dalton:

"I worked for several years at the Barnes & Noble in Ladue, Missouri."

"When I was 23 and graduated from college, my older brother gave me a plane ticket to travel around the world. I went to Hawaii, Fiji, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and then on to Europe, traveling mostly on my own."

"I had nothing to do with the invention of the periodic table."

"I play Frisbee golf as a hobby -- I once threw a hole-in-one."

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    1. Hometown:
      Carrboro, North Carolina
    1. Date of Birth:
      December 10, 1963
    2. Place of Birth:
      St. Louis, Missouri
    1. Education:
      B.A. in English, University of Missouri, 1987; M.F.A. in Creative Writing, University of Iowa, 1993
    2. Website:

Table of Contents

Part I; Section 5. Compounds of Two Elements (Continued): 13. Metallic oxides; 14. Earthy, alkaline, and metallic sulphurets; 15. Earthy, alkaline, and metallic phosphurets; 16. Carburets; 17. Metallic alloys; Appendix; Addenda.

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