1939 Cosmic Rays Three Lectures
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
The first edition of this work. In the original price-clipped dustwrapper. A collection of three lectures, revised from a 1936 Page-Barbour Lectures of the University of Virginia, and the 1937 John Jay Lectures of Trinity College Dublin. The three essays are titled 'The Discovery of Cosmic Rays and its General Significance', 'Superpower Particles', and 'The Earth's Magnetic Field and Cosmic-Ray Energies'. Illustrated with twelve plates, and in-text illustrations. Written by Robert Andrews Millikan, an American experimental physicist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1923, due to his work in the measurements of the elementary electric charge. With a 1936 article from 'The Listener' loosely inserted, titled 'Mystery of the Cosmic Ray', written by Professor P. M. S. Blackett.
In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original price-clipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart. A very little bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Light spots to the fore edge and endpapers. Dustwrapper with some discolouration, and light spots to the reverse. Minor edgewear to the dustwrapper. A little sunning to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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