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Radioactivity and Radiology, Six Titles.

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3012T
Lot:
1369
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Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

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Radioactivity and Radiology, Six Titles. Including: James Clerk Maxwell's Die Elektrizitat in Elementarer Behandlung, Braunschweig: Von Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1883, first German edition, octavo, half leather, 8 1/2 x 5 in.; Frederick Strange Kolle's The X Rays, New York: Ogilvie, [n.d., circa 1879], octavo, publisher's cloth, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.; Aston's Isotopes, London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1922, octavo, publisher's blue cloth, ex libris William Lawrence Bragg, with his bookplate, 8 1/2 x 5 in.; Fajans's Radioelements and Isotopes, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1931, with a printed card inserted, "Compliments of L.M. Dennis" with "and Prof. Fajans" added by hand, octavo, blue publisher's cloth, 9 x 6 in.; Weinberg & Wigner's The Physical Theory of Neutron Chain Reactors, Chicago: University Press, 1958, publisher's cloth, ex library, with de-accession stamps, 9 x 6 in.; [and] Pickering's The Races of Man, London: Bohn, 1851, octavo, publisher's cloth, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (6)

Provenance: From the collection of B. Leonard Holman, M.D., Philip H. Cook Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, and Chairman, Department of Radiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Estimate $500-700


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Edward Arnold & Co., McGraw-Hill, B. Leonard Holman, William Lawrence Bragg, James Clerk Maxwell, Frederick Strange Kolle, Friedrich Vieweg, Octavo, Chicago, London

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