Rutherford, E. Radioactive Substances and their Radiations.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge;
Date of Publication: 1913
Stock Code: 6147
FIRST EDITION. Large octavo, pp vii, , 699. Numerous figures and tables in text. Original dark green cloth with gilt titles and University crest to spine and blind border to boards. A shaken copy with 2-inch split at upper rear joint and weak inner hinges. Cover cloth scuffed, and worn at spine tips and corners; ownership inscription in silver ink to upper board. Pictorial bookplate to front pastedown and lengthy anecdote relating to Rutherford to ffep; further annotation to margin below preface. A Good copy.
This work by the Nobel Laureate updates his researches into the subject following on from the seminal “Radioactivity” of 1904 to provide and accurate and concise account.