A new system of chemical philosophy v. 1; pt. 1
Printed by S. Russell ... for R. Bickerstaff, ... London, 1808
Part of: A new system of chemical philosophy
44. The Atomic Theory
Published over a period of 19 years, Dalton's work laid the foundation for our modern atomic theory. His system explained the chemical structure of matter based on the atom and that atoms of different elements differed in size and mass.