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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
Bemerkunge...
Mayer, J. R.
Bemerkungen über die Kräfte der unbelebten Natur.
Heidelberg, C. F. Winter, 1842. 8vo (19.2 x 12.0 cm). 8 pp. Later olive buckram with gilt title and logo of the Chemists' Club on the spine.
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€1,500.00
PMM 323
Theorie de...
Neumann, F. E.
Theorie der doppelten Strahlenbrechung, abgeleitet aus den Gleichungen der Mechanik.
Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1832. 8vo (18.8 x 11.9 cm). 37 pp. [numbered 418-454]. Grained quarter cloth over marbled boards.
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€350.00
A great step towards simplifying elastic equations
Niels Bohr...
[Niels Bohr] J. R. Nielsen and D. Favrholdt and others (eds.)
Niels Bohr. Collected works. Volumes. 1-10.
Amsterdam, Elsevier Science Publishers, 1972-1998. 4to (26.0 x 18.8 cm). 6,662 pp.; numerous figures, mathematical formulae, photographs and an index in each book. Uniform gilt-lettered black cloth.
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€1,500.00
The complete Bohr on physics
Über den Z...
Pauli, W. [E.]
Über den Zusammenhang des Abschlusses der Elektronengruppen im Atom mit der Komplexstruktur der Spektren.
Berlin, Julius Springer, 1925. 8vo (21.1 x 15.2 cm). pp. 765-783 [complete volume: vii, 952 pp.]. Contemporary full red buckram. Gilt title on the spine. Edges speckled red.
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€750.00
Pauli's discovery of the Exclusion Principle, which brought him a Nobel Prize in physics
Atomic bom...
[Photography]
Atomic bombs: Operation Crossroads, "Able" and "Baker" events.
Bikini, [not published], 1946. Two original photo prints. Each 25.4 x 20.6 cm.
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€2,400.00
From a direct witness: the first Bikini bombs, exploding
Bulletin o...
Raman, C.V.
Bulletin of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science. 1-15.
Calcutta, The Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, 1909-1918. Fifteen parts in two. 8vo (23.4 x 17.1 cm). Uniform burgundy half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt title on the spines.
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€1,300.00
A collection of works by Nobel Prize winner Chandrasekhara Vekata Raman
Über den W...
Ramsauer, C. [W.]
Über den Wirkungsquerschnitt der Gasmoleküle gegenüber langsamen Elektronen.
Leipzig, Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1921. 8vo (21.5 x 14.1 cm). 28 pp., six text illustrations. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with blind embossing, gilt title and vignettes. Floral endpapers. Speckled edges.
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€250.00
The discovery of the Ramsauer-Townsend effect
Ueber eine...
Röntgen, W.
Ueber eine neue Art von Strahlen. (Vorläufige Mittheilung).
Würzburg, Sitzungsberichte der Physik.-Med. Gesellschaft zu Würzberg, 1895. 8vo. 9 pp. [numbered 132-141], including several calculations. Contemporary half cloth over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title.
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€2,500.00
The discovery of X-rays. PMM 380
On a new k...
Röntgen, W.
On a new kind of rays.
London, Macmillan, 1895-1896. 4to (27.0 x 19.0 cm). 4 pp.; three text figures; Prof. Röntgen's discovery, X, 1½ pp. and one figure; the new actinic rays by A. Porter, a half page of text, and many more contributions such as: Medical applications of Röntgen's discovery. 3/4 pp., one figure, etc. Contemporary burgundy buckram binding. Gilt title on the spine. Patterned endpapers, sprinkled edges.
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€1,200.00
The first English edition of Röntgen's discovery
Deutsche m...
[Röntgen,W.]
Deutsche medicinische Wochenschrift. [The first papers on the application of Röntgen or X rays in medicine].
Leipzig und Berlin, [Thieme], 1896. Folio (31.5 x 23.6 cm). Numerous pages and illustrations including original, mounted photos. Later half cloth over marbled boards.
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€800.00
The Big Bang of Roentgenology