Compendium of Organic Synthetic Methods, Vols. I & II By Ian T. Harrison & Shuyen Harrison Volume I A complete one-volume compilation of organic functional group transformations. Includes 3000 synthetic methods presented in the form of reactions with leading references. Divided into sections corresponding to all possible interconversions between the major functional groups: acetylene, carboxylic acid, alcohol, aldehyde, etc. Other parts deal with the protection of carboxylic acids, alcohols, aldehydes, aminos, and ketones. 1971 529 pp. Volume II Presents the preparations for all monofunctional compounds published between 1971 and 1974, plus findings of earlier years to provide a valuable supplement to Volume I. 1974 437 pp.