PDF File Catalysis in Organic Chemistry by Paul Sabatier. Paul Sabatier shared the 1912 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his work in metal-catalyzed hydrogenations, dehydrogenations, hydrations, and dehydrations of organic compounds. This is an English translation of the second edition of his La Catalyse en Chimie Organique. This volume is especially useful as an annotated bibliography of bench-scale catalytic transformations from early 20th century literature. Original scan from Google Books.