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3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

Childs, Herbert (1929-2012) An American Genius: the Life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence , Special Signed Copy.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM


Childs, Herbert (1929-2012) An American Genius: the Life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Special Signed Copy. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1968. Octavo, presented by Edwin W. Pauley at the dedication of the Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley, May 20, 1968, with a bookplate pasted inside the front board signed by Childs, Mrs. Mary B. Lawrence, Edwin McMillan (Nobel Prize, Manhattan Project, Los Alamos, Synchrotron, Neptunium), Leslie Groves (Manhattan Project), Edward Teller (hydrogen bomb, Manhattan Project), Edwin Pauley, John H. Lawrence, Glenn Seaborg (Nobel Prize, Atomic Energy Commission, Manhattan Project), Harvey E. White, and Robert Sproul; bound in publisher's green cloth, with the dust jacket with label, "Special Autographed Copy," 9 x 6 in.
Estimate $300-400

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John H. Lawrence, Mary B. Lawrence, Edwin W. Pauley, Edward Teller, Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Glenn Seaborg, Robert Sproul, Leslie Groves, Harvey E. White