Radioactivity, Five Early Titles.
Radioactivity, Five Early Titles. Including: Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937), James Chadwick (1891-1974) and Charles Drummond Ellis's (1895-1980) Radiations from Radioactive Substances, New York: Macmillan [and] Cambridge: University Press, 1930, octavo, publisher's green cloth, ex libris Arthur Ulderic Desjardins (1884-1964) with his bookplate inside the front board, 9 1/4 x 6 in.; Rutherford's Radio-Activity, Cambridge: University Press, 1904, from the Cambridge Physical Series, octavo, first edition, in publisher's green cloth, 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.; Fredk Soddy's Radio-Activity; an Elementary Treatise, London: "The Electrician" Printing & Publishing Co., 1904, octavo, in publisher's cloth, 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.; Eugene Coleman Savidge's The Philosophy of Radio-Activity, New York: Jenkins, , octavo, publisher's burgundy cloth, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.; [and] George Hevesy & Fritz Paneth's A Manual of Radioactivity, Oxford: University Press, 1926, octavo, publisher's dark blue cloth, 9 1/4 x 6 in. (5)
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.
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