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Ueber die...
Hahn, O. and L. Meitner and F. Strassmann
Ueber die künstliche Umwandlung des Urans durch Neutronen I-II. [AND] ten other original papers describing the experiments leading to the first successful nuclear fission.
Berlin, Julius Springer, 1935-1939. In three volumes. 4to (26.0 x 19.0 cm). Uniform black polished half calf over grey cloth boards. Gilt title and vignette on the spines.
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€950.00
First editions of 12 original papers leading to the first successful nuclear fission
Über eine...
Heisenberg, W. [K.]
Über eine Abänderung der formalen Regeln der Quantentheorie beim Problem der anomalen Zeemaneffekte. Mit ein Abbildung.
Braunschweig, Friedrich Vierweg & Sohn; Berlin, J. Springer, 1924. 8vo (23.0 x 15.6 cm). 17 pp.; one illustration. Original printed wrappers.
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€850.00
Important early paper by Heisenberg on quantum physics
Heisenberg...
[Heisenberg, W.] Blum, W., and H. P. Dürr and H. Rechenberg (eds.)
Heisenberg. Gesammelte Werke. Collected papers. Series AI-AIII. Original scientific papers. Wissenschaftliche Originalarbeiten, B. Scientific review papers, talks, and books. Wissenschaftliche Übersichtartikel, Vorträge und Bücher.
Berlin, Springer, 1984-1993. Four volumes in four. Large 8vo (24.0 x 16.0 cm). 3,028 pp. [AI (1985) xi, 633; AII (1989) x, 717; AIII (1993) x, 700; B (1984) x, 937] pp. Uniform blue buckram with gilt titles on the spines and front boards, near uniform pictorial dust jackets.
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€750.00
The real Heisenberg ...perhaps...
On the con...
Herschel, W.
On the construction of the heavens.
London, The Royal Society, 1785. 4to (27.4 x 21.1 cm). Engraved title page; 54 pp.; one very large, double folded plate. Later quarter calf over marbled boards in a beautiful, contemporary style. Spine with five raised, gilt-ornamented bands; compartments rich gilt with floral vignettes, and two red morocco labels with gilt title. All edges red.
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The first serious attempt to determine the shape of the Milky Way
Acta Helve...
Lambert, J. H., D. Bernouilli, and others
Acta Helvetica, Physico-Mathematico-Anatomico-Botanico-Medica, figuris aeneis illustrata & in usus publicos exarata. I-V.
Basel, Johann Rudolph Im-Hof, 1751-1762. Five volumes in two. 4to (20.0 x 16.5 cm). Titles in red and black. 1764 pp. [I(1751) (vi), 104, 72; II(1755) (iv), 272; III(1758)(iv), 442; IV(1760) (viii), 412, (x); V(1762): (vi), 424]; 57 folded engraved plates and two folded tables. Uniform contemporary full calf. Spines with four raised bands, tan morocco labels with black titles. All edges red.
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€1,000.00
The most important Swiss scientific journal
Acta Helve...
Lambert, J. H., D. Bernouilli, and others
Acta Helvetica, Physico-Mathematico-Anatomico-Botanico-Medica, figuris aeneis illustrata & in usus publicos exarata. I-II.
Basel, J. R. Im-Hof, 1751-1755. Two volumes in one. 4to (19.6 x 16.0 cm). Title pages in red and black. 458 pp. [I (1751): vi, 104, 72; II (1755): iv, 272]; 18 [I: 6; II: 12] engraved plates, and one folded table. Near contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with five raised bands, compartments with black floral patterns and title. Speckled edges. In a transparent sleeve.
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€500.00
The rare start of the first Swiss scientific journal
De electri...
Lorentz, H. A.
De electrische stroom. Oude en nieuwe denkbeelden. In: Herdenking van het 150-jarige bestaan van het Bataafsch Genootschap der Proefondervindelijke Wijsbegeerte te Rotterdam. 1769 - 17 augustus - 1919.
Rotterdam, Bataafsch Genootschap der Proefondervindelijke Wijsbegeerte te Rotterdam, 1919. 4to (26.0 x 22.0 cm). 25 [49] pp.; 12 text figures. Later quarter cloth over original printed wrappers (society's logo printed on rear wrapper).
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€450.00
A rare and little-known paper by Hendrik Lorentz
Three impo...
Lorentz, H. A.
Three important papers by Nobel Prize winner Lorentz [and one by Eugène Dubois].
Haarlem, Les héritiers Loosjes, 1912. 8vo (23.3 x 15.8 cm). xiii, 149 pp. Contemporary burgundy half cloth over marbled boards. Printed title on the spine. Original printed front wrapper with title bound in.
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€100.00
Three important papers on physics by Nobel Prize winner Hendrik Lorentz
De l'influ...
Lorentz, H. A.
De l'influence du mouvement de la terre sur les phénomènes lumineux.
Haarlem, Les Héritiers Loosjes, 1887. 8vo (23.6 x 14.9 cm). vi, 492 pp.; eight plates (several with mounted phototype prints, or in chromolithography). Original printed wrappers.
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€500.00
Lorentz's improved theory on ether
Three impo...
Lorentz, H. A. [AND] J. H. Van ' t Hoff [AND] W. Einthoven
Three important papers by Nobel Prize winners.
Haarlem, Les Héritiers Loosjes, 1886. 8vo (23.6 x 15.0 cm). v, 454 pp.; 12 plates. Original printed wrappers.
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€750.00
A mint copy
On a metho...
Maxwell, J. C.
On a method of making a direct comparison of electrostatic with electromagnetic force; with a note on the electromagnetic theory of light.
London, The Royal Society, 1868. Large 4to (30.3 x 23.1 cm). 15 pp.; one text illustration [numbered 643-657 (658 blank)]. Contemporary marbled wrappers.
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€450.00
His fifth major paper” (DSB)
On the the...
Maxwell, J. C.
On the theory of compound colours and the relations of the colours of the Spectrum.
London, Taylor & Francis, 1861 ["1860"]. 4to (30.0 x 23.2 cm). 28 pp.; two engraved plates. Later marbled boards with printed label mounted on the front board.
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€200.00
First edition of the definitive publication by Maxwell on his theory of colour