Loschmidt’s Graphic Formulae of 1861

Forerunners of Modern Structural Formulae
  • Alfred Bader

Abstract

I first became aware of the work of Josef Loschmidt through a letter (Fig. 1) that my old friend, William Wiswesser, sent to Linus Pauling in 1987. He described in a wonderfully clear manner what Loschmidt had published in 1861 in a privately printed book, Chemische Studien 1. Bill sent me a copy of this letter and included Loschmidt’s fold-out plates, which Bill had hand-colored.

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Benzyl Alcohol Tartaric Acid Cinnamic Acid Fumaric Acid Triple Bond 
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  • Alfred Bader
    • 1
  1. 1.MilwaukeeUSA

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