London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
RUTHERFORD, Ernest (1871-1937). Radio-activity. Cambridge: University Press, 1904. 8° (206 x 138mm). (Edges rather browned). Original cloth gilt (a few light stains). Provenance: W. Wilson, 1906 (pencilled signature on an endpaper). FIRST EDITION of Rutherford's magisterial work on radio-activity, destined to become the major textbook on the subject and which won him the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1908. Norman 1870.
RUTHERFORD, Ernest. "Collision of \Ka\k Particles with Light Atoms. I. Hydrogen", in: The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, volume XXXVII, Sixth Series, June 1919, pp.537-87. London: Taylor and Francis, . 8° (212 x 135mm). Modern morocco-backed boards. Provenance: Bradford Public Library (blue stamp on title-verso and on verso of plates).
And Rutherford's The Structure of the Atom in the same journal as above (London, 1914). (3)
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