Atomic Quest. a Personal Narrative

Compton, Arthur Holly (1892-1962).

Published by Oxford, 1956
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Title: Atomic Quest. a Personal Narrative
Publisher: Oxford
Publication Date: 1956
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition

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Compton, Arthur Holly
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Book Description Oxford University Press, New York, 1956. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. xix, 370 p. Retired from a church library. Hinges cracked; covers lightly soiled. A decent copy. Arthur Holly Compton was an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1927 for his 1923 discovery of the Compton effect, which demonstrated the particle nature of electromagnetic radiation. During World War II, Compton was a key figure in the Manhattan Project that developed the first nuclear weapons. His reports were important in launching the project. In 1942, he became head of the Metallurgical Laboratory, with responsibility for producing nuclear reactors to convert uranium into plutonium, finding ways to separate the plutonium from the uranium and to design an atomic bomb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library with usual markings. Bookseller Inventory # 004265

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Book Description Oxford University Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Bookseller Inventory # 2837448494

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Book Description New York: Oxford University Press, 1956. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Small octavo in brick-red cloth binding. B&W photographs. Condition: minor rubbing to binding; inked name & address on first pastedown; else very good. Pages: xix, 370. Bookseller Inventory # 304819

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Book Description Oxford University Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust jacket missing. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Gift inscription inked on the first free end page. Secure packaging for safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory # 1214362345

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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1956, 1956. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. Very Good in a Fair jacket. A nice copy in a fairly tattered jacket. 1st Printing. 370pp 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 137188

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Book Description Oxford University Press: NY, 1956. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition; First Printing. Very good+ first edition, first printing. Five line holiday gift inscription penned on front fly. Tight book, minor bumping to corner tips. Very good jacket. Upper front flap is neatly price clipped leaving a little portion of $ however the publisher's $5.00 remains unclipped on the bottom of the front flap. Small chips/wear to extremities and some fade to spine, else very good. Jacket will arrive in a fresh mylar cover. (THIS BOOK IS IN OUR POSSESSION. WE SHIP MOST BOOKS SIX DAYS A WEEK AND WILL CONFIRM WITH TRACKING NUMBER FOR DOMESTIC ORDERS OR CUSTOMS NUMBER FOR NON DOMESTIC) ; 8vo; 370 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 12959

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Book Description New York: Oxford University Press, 1956. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Octavo. B&W illustrations. Condition: corners of inner flaps of DJ clipped; slight sunning to DJ; inked gift inscription on 1st free endpaper; else near fine in near fine DJ. Pages: xix, 370. Bookseller Inventory # 304090

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