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By: PAULING, Linus.
Publisher: Offprint from Zeitschrift fÃ¼r Kristallographie, vol. 73, no. 1, 1930. Leipzig:, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M. B. H., 1930., 1930
Offprint. 8vo. 97-112 pp. 3 figs., tables. Original printed wrappers. Fine. Very rare. An important early work by the two-time Nobel prize winner. Linus Pauling was one the twentieth century's greatest chemists, and his efforts culminated in the 1954 Nobel Prize for chemistry for his research on the nature of the chemical bond. His second Nobel Prize came in 1963 for his tireless efforts in the name of peace. View more info
By: BUNN, C. W.
Publisher: Oxford:, Clarendon Press, (1946)., 1946
Reprint, with corrections. 246 x 165 mm. 8vo. xii, 422 pp. 234 figs. (13 on plates), tables, indexes. Black cloth, gilt spine. Ownership signature, rubber stamp and blind stamp. Very good. View more info
By: Faraday Society.
Publisher: London:, Butterworth's Scientific, 1959., 1959
8vo. 366 pp. Numerous plates, figs. and charts, index; light marginal penning on front and back endpapers. Gilt-stamped green cloth. Very good. View more info
Publisher: Braunschweig:, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1910., 1910
8vo. [viii], 112 pp. 48 figs. (incl. 1 folding table). Original orange printed wrappers mounted on later black boards [probably the work of W. Fornoff as evidenced by his mark]. Rubber-stamp on title of "Prof. Bechhold." and (on front pastedown) W. Fornoff, [buchbinder], Frankfurt am Main. First edition of the author's contribution using crystallization microscope as applied to liquid crystals, his most important and earlier discovery. His father introduced him ... View more info
Publisher: Paris:, Gauthier-Villars, 1911., 1911
4to. 24 pp. Gray printed wrappers. Very good. Becquerel worked on the optical and magnetic properties of crystals, discovering the rotation of the plane of polarization by a magnetic field. This pamphlet also deals with phosphorescence. View more info
Publisher: Paris:, V. Courcier, 1821., 1821
THIRD EDITION. Two volumes. 8vo. , lxii, 510, ; , 452,  pp. 6; 12 engraved folding plates; scattered foxing, not affecting legibility. Later quarter gilt-stamped calf over beige paper-backed boards, green place-keeping ribbons. Near fine. HaÃ¼y (1743-1822) was a renowned French crystallographer and mineralogist who "worked primarily in descriptive, physical, and theoretical mineralogy." He expanded d'Isle's studies on various forms of the same crys... View more info
Publisher: Paris:, Bachelier & Huzard, 1822., 1822
Two volumes & atlas. 8vo. , lxxii, 607, [1 blank]; , 650, [errata, blank] pp. Atlas (oblong quarto, 212 x 274 mm) containing 84 engraved plates. Modern quarter calf over marbled boards, vellum corners, gilt-stamped red and green morocco spine labels (by Bernard Middleton). Bookplates of Andras Gedeon, exlib stamp on atlas title-page. Fine. FIRST EDITION WITH THE ATLAS. The most important works by the pioneer of crystallography. "In 1822 [HaÃ¼y] published Tra... View more info