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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 48

    ASTON, Francis William (1877-1945). Isotopes. London: Edward Arnold, 1922. Original cloth (a little rubbed and stained). Provenance: G.B. Bryan, 1922 (signature on an endpaper). FIRST EDITION of Aston's important work on isotopes which won him the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1922. PMM 412.

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    ASTON, Francis William (1877-1945). Isotopes. London: Edward Arnold, 1922. Original cloth (a little rubbed and stained). Provenance: G.B. Bryan, 1922 (signature on an endpaper). FIRST EDITION of Aston's important work on isotopes which won him the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1922. PMM 412.

    MENDELEEV, Dmitri Ivanovich (1834-1907). "Die periodische Gesetzmässigkeit der chemischen Elemente", translated by Felix Wreden, in: Annalen der Chemie und Pharmacie, volume VIII supplementary volume, pp.133-229. Leipzig and Heidelberg: C.F. Winter, 1872. 8° (189 x 123mm). (Lightly browned). Contemporary half roan (lightly rubbed). Provenance: 5 library stamps (on title).

    And 3 others: Lothar Meyer's "Die Natur der chemischen Elemente als Function ihrer Atomgewichte" (in: Annalen der Chemie und Pharmacie, Leipzig and Heidelberg, 1870), W. Heisenberg and others' Die Moderne Atomtheorie (Leipzig, 1934), L. de Broglie's Ondes et mouvements (Paris, 1926). (5)


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