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CURIE, Marie. Traité de radioactivité.
Paris : 1910First edition of a milestone of 20th-century science. "Marie Curie's first major treatise is based upon her lectures at the Sorbonne as professor of physics. Almost 1,000 pages in length, the text is the most comprehensive summary of the period. Volume one treats measurements and laboratory practice and volume two describes the nature of radiations... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 140286
BECQUEREL, Henri Antoine. Recherches sur une Propriété Nouvelle de la Matière:
Paris : 1903First edition, first impression of the author's magnum opus, the complete record of his discovery of radioactivity and research into the phenomenon. Henri Becquerel (1852-1958) was already a leading French scientist when x-rays were discovered by Wilhelm Röntgen in 1895. The following January he attended a session of the Académie des Sciences where... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 78627
(QUESNAY.) ALBON, C. C. F., Comte de. Eloge historique de M. Quesnay.
Paris : 1775Very rare first edition in book form of this obituary of Quesnay, which first appeared in the Nouvelles ephémérides économiques, in May 1775. Another edition, by Cailleau, appeared later the same year. Albon here gives an outline of physiocratic teaching, and points out Quesnay's influential distinction between the natural and the legal right, something... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 107291