On a new kind of rays.
Item ID 58142
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. The first English edition of Röntgen's Ueber eine neue Art von Strahlen and one of the great discoveries science, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901. This is the translation, with new illustrations, by Arthur Stanton. We offer the complete volume 53 with 664 pp., and numerous figures, and several other papers with new discoveries and applications based on the discovery of X-rays, or Röntgen rays. The first announcement is to be found on p. 253 (16 January, 1896). The translation, with illustrations,by Arthur Stanton is on pp. 274-276 (23 January, 1896), directly followed by a paper by A. A. C. Swinton, who repeated Röntgen's experiments successfully. The original German text was published in 1895 in the Sitzungsberichte der physichen-medicinischen Gesellschaft in Würzburg . Overall this is a very good copy in a contemporary binding. See Garrison-Morton, 2683; Horblit no. 90; PMM, 380 (for the original German edition). The first English edition of Röntgen's discovery