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Publisher: Paris:, Gauthier-Villars, 1911.: 1911
Seller ID: BL4147
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
By: BUNN, C. W.
Publisher: Oxford:, Clarendon Press, (1946).: 1946
Seller ID: S3095
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
Seller ID: S9403
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: Paris:, Bachelier & Huzard, 1822.: 1822
Seller ID: S9410
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 [Hauy] published Traite de cristallographie, which contained the last version of his theory and was immediately followed by the second edition of th... View more info
By: HAUY, Rene-Just.
Publisher: Paris:, V. Courcier, 1821.: 1821
Seller ID: S11133
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. Hauy (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 crystal species, concluding that "the primitive form of crystals of a certain species results as a nucleus from the cleavage of ... View more info
Publisher: Braunschweig:, Friedrich Vieweg und Sohn, 1910.: 1910
Seller ID: S13113
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 to the microscope, and Otto later "spent a large amount of time and energy developing and improving (in a series of imple... View more info
Publisher: New York:, Oxford University Press, 1987.: 1987
Seller ID: S11743
8vo. xv, 170 pp. Index. Cloth. Ink ownership signature of David C. Lindberg. Very good. ISBN: 0195043901 / 0-19-504390-1 View more info
By: PAULING, Linus.
Publisher: Offprint from Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie, vol. 73, no. 1, 1930. Leipzig:, Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft M. B. H., 1930.: 1930
Seller ID: S7077
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