Mossman, S.T.I., Morris, P.J.T. (Eds.), 1994. The Development of Plastics, Special publication. Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge. This book contains the following: Victorian plastics: foundations of an industry by C.J. Williamson - Parkesine and celluloid by S.T.I. Mossman - Britain and the Bakelite Revolution by P. Reboul - Materia Nova: Plastics and design in the US, 1925-1935 by J L Meikle - Synthetic rubber: Autarky and war by P.J.T Morris - Polythene: The early years by G D Wilson - Plastics and prosperity, 1945-1970 by M. Thatcher - Versatility of acrylics, 1934-1980 by J.P. Tilley - Fibre reinforced composites by B Parkyn - Subject index.