Illustrated, 170 pages. Small 8vo, original green wrappers; spine split and book is in two sections. Paris, 1904. A good copy. An early discussion on radium and radioactivity, especially in its medical applications, i.e., in the treatment of venereal diseases and cancer, its influence on the human skin, and its dangers.- Library stamp on title, on the last text-page, and on the page with the printer's address.
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New York: Van Nostrand. Frontispiece, 7 plates, and other in-text illustrations. 86 pages. Slim 8vo, original gilt-lettered dark blue cloth. New York: Van Nostrand, 1903. First edition. A very good(+) bright copy. Hammer (1858-1934), Chief Engineer with Edison, first suggested and used radium for cancer and tumor treatment. In addition he invented luminous radium preparations used for watch dials, clocks, etc. His work preceded Mme. Curie's Recherches sur les substances radioactives by a year.
Berlin. Included are "Experimental Investigation With Radio-Lymph" by Dr. Leopold Freund, "Radium in Biologie und Heilkunde" by Dr. F. Gudezant and Prof. Dr. W. Marckwald, "Stenosi esofagea grave ed estesa da caustici a livello diaframmatico curata col Radium" by Dott. V. Palumbo, and many others. 4to and 8vo, pr. wrs. (minor wear and tear). Berlin, Vienna, and elsewhere, 1900-1935. Very good.