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An American Genius: The life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Father of the Cyclotron

Childs, Herbert

Published by Dutton, New York, 1968
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Octavo in grey cloth in tan jacket; illus., portraits; 576 pp., 24 cm. In English. || Contents: Born grown up (1901-1918) -- Young man in a hurry (Fall, 1918-June, 1922) -- Cut-and-try (Fall, 1922-Spring, 1925) -- Not work--great fun (June, 1925--August, 1928) -- How to get a million volts (August, 1928-October, 1930) -- Proton merry-go-round (October, 1930-Early 1932) -- Vintage year (Spring, 1932-Fall, 1933) -- Alchemists' dream (October, 1933-December, 1935) -- Heart's desire (1936) -- The club (1930's) -- "Your career is showing promise" (1937-1939) -- "Leaping ahead" (1940-1941) -- The race (1942-July 16, 1945) -- Crossroads (July, 1945-December, 1946) -- Berkeley is Mecca--Ernest the Prophet (1947-1949) -- To fuse or not to fuse (1950-1952) -- A sort of grandfather (1953-1954) -- The peaceful atom (1955-1957) -- Lawrencium (1958) -- Honors, awards and memberships of Ernest Orlando Lawrence. Fine copy in very good(++), unclipped dust jacket; DJ is edgeworn with small chips and fine small tears especially to spine head and tail; no major tears; light scuffs to title author portion of DJ cover; o/w DJ is attractive, clean and in one piece; top edge of cloth is very lightly dust soiled and sunned; o/w cloth is free of fraying and clean; previous owner's name signed in black ink on black ffep (almost missed this; barely noticeable); pages are like new: clean, crisp, bright and free of marks and creases; edges of leaves are clean; binding is tight and square; a gently used copy. Bookseller Inventory # 86018

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Title: An American Genius: The life of Ernest ...

Publisher: Dutton, New York

Publication Date: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: very good +

Edition: First edition (stated).

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