Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1981. Frontis. Illustrated. xiv + 457pp., 8vo, black cloth; a few pages, and foredges spotted, glue residue on endpapers. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1981). A very good copy. Long inscription signed by the author on front free endpaper, title page also signed.
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Paris: Comptes Rendus, 1902. 4 pages (pp. 548-551) IN: Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances, de l'Academie des Sciences, vol. 132, no. 9. Several illustrations. Paris, 1902. Disbound, now in modern wrappers. Overall a very good copy with mostly unopened pages. Curie and Debierne worked on the phenomenon of the persistance of induced radioactivity; their experiments could be explained by Rutherford's theory of emanation (radon), a radioactive gas emitted by radium. DSB, III, pp. 506-8.
Comptes Rendus, 1900. 4 pages (73-76) in: Comptes Rendus des Seances de L'Adademie des Sciences Volume 130, No. 2. IN THE SAME ISSUE: SKLODOWSKA-CURIE, Marie. Sur la Penetration des Rayons de Becquerel non Deviables par le Champ Magnetique. 4 pages (76-79). Slim 8vo, modern printed wrappers. Paris: Comptes Rendus des Seances de L'Academie des Sciences, 1900. A very good(+) copy "Pierre Curie had just demonstrated that there are at least two different kinds of rays, subsequently known as A and...
Princeton: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1950. Illustrated in black and white and with in text figures. 546 pages, large 8vo, two tone tan and red cloth (spine a bit worn and with some foxing in the outer gutter). Princeton: D. Van Nostrand Company , (1950). A very good(-) copy. Written by the Consultant to the United States Atomic Energy Commission.
Cambridge: University Press, 1930. Profusely illustrated with tables, charts, drawings, and equations, plus 12 photographic plates. xi + 588 pages, thick 8vo, green cloth; some penciling, primarily in the margins, covers worn at spine ends and corners. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1930. First edition. A very good copy. "Rutherford, more than any other, formed the views now held concerning the nature of matter. (He has been) called the greatest experimental physicist of his day" (DSB). This is one of his major contributions.