STUDIES IN RADIOACTIVITY. William Henry Bragg.

STUDIES IN RADIOACTIVITY

London: Macmillan, 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Presentation copy, with the publisher's embossed stamp to the title page. The first edition of Bragg's researches on radioactivity. Bragg inferred the currently accepted view of the interaction of high-frequency radiation with matter. He received the Nobel Prize in 1915 jointly with his son, William Lawrence Bragg. From the library of Franz Sondheimer, the German-born scientist who, with Robert Burns Woodward, was the first to completely synthesize a nonaromatic steroid, with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Textual illustrations. Octavo: x, lf, 196 p. with publisher's advertisements. Original blue cloth binding, with gilt and blind-stamped titles. Period previous owner's ink signature and date to the front flyleaf. The spine is leaning just a touch, with a bit of mild wear to the corners and tips; otherwise very good. Very good. Item #73522

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