Les Prix Nobel en 1947. The Ionosphere.
Place Published: Stockholm
Publisher: Norstedt & Soner
Date Published: 1949
Description: Some illustrations, including full-page portraits. 365pp with text in Swedish, French & English. 8vo, original printed wrappers (soiled but sound; internally fine with unopened pages). Stockholm: P.A. Norstedt & Soner, 1949. First edition. A very good(-) copy.
Comments: Whole issue offered entire, featuring Appleton speech (7 pages) at the Nobel Conference. He was awarded the Prize in Physics for his investigation into the physical properties of the upper atmosphere, and particularly for discovering the Appleton layers. Other speeches included here are those of Robert Robinson, winner in Chemistry, Bernardo Houssay and Carl and Gerty Cori, co-winners in Physiology, and G. Domagk and J. Erlanger. There are also photographic portraits and biographical sketches of the winners included.Edition: First
Condition: very good
Language: Swedish; French; English
Book ID: 220824