William H. Brock, The Fontana History of Chemistry (London: Fontana Press, 1992), chapter 3
Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent and Isabelle Stengers, A History of Chemistry, trans. by Deborah van Dam (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996), chapter 2
Trevor Levere, Transforming Matter: A History of Chemistry from Alchemy to the Buckeyball (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001), chapters 3-5
Books and Papers concerning Lavoisier and Priestley:
Henry Guerlac, Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier: Chemist and Revolutionary (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975)
Arthur Donovan, Antoine Lavoisier: Science, Administration, and Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993)
J. G. Crowther, Scientists of the Industrial Revolution: Joseph Black, James Watt, Joseph Priestley, Henry Cavendish (London: The Cresset Press, 1962)
Robert E. Schofield, The Lunar Society of Birmingham (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1963)
A Scientific Autobiography of Joseph Priestley (1733–1804), and selected scientific correspondence, ed. with commentary by Robert E. Schofield (Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 1966)
Jenny Uglow, The Lunar Men: Five Friends Whose Curiosity Changed the World (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003)
Jan Jolinski, Chemistry and Enlightenment in Britain (CUP, 1992)
Jean Pierre Poirier, Lavoisier: Chemist, Biologist, Economist (Univ of Pennsylvania, 1997)
A play about the discovery of oxygen:
Carl Djerassi and Roald Hoffmann, Oxygen (Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 2001)
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