PIERRE CURIE Including Also Autobiographical Notes. Marie Curie.
PIERRE CURIE Including Also Autobiographical Notes
PIERRE CURIE Including Also Autobiographical Notes
PIERRE CURIE Including Also Autobiographical Notes
PIERRE CURIE Including Also Autobiographical Notes
PIERRE CURIE Including Also Autobiographical Notes
PIERRE CURIE Including Also Autobiographical Notes

PIERRE CURIE Including Also Autobiographical Notes

New York: The Macmillan Company, (1923). Translated by Charlotte and Vernon Kellogg. New York: The Macmillan Company, First American Edition, First Printing, 1923. Stated Copyright, 1923, By Marie Curie. Navy cloth with gold gilt lettering on spine. Scientist Marie Curie was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize and the only person to win the award in two different fields — physics and chemistry. Marie and Pierre Curie were dedicated scientists and completely devoted to one another. At first, they worked on separate projects. She was fascinated with the work of Henri Becquerel, a French physicist who discovered that uranium casts off rays, weaker rays than the X-rays found by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen. Curie took Becquerel's work a few steps further, conducting her own experiments on uranium rays. She discovered that the rays remained constant, Near Fine / DJ very good, clean, shows some shelfwear at top and bottom, some small tears at both, back and front, spine corners lower corners. not clipped, price $2.25. Item #637

New York: The Macmillan Company, First American Edition, First Printing, 1923. Stated Copyright, 1923, By Marie Curie, Set up and electrotyped. Published November, 1923. Translated by Charlotte and Vernon Kellogg. With an Introduction by Mrs. William Brown Meloney and Autobiographical Notes by Marie Curie. Illustrated. 8vo, 242 pp, Near Mint, navy cloth with gold gilt lettering on spine. Eight photo Illustrations. Text is bright and clean, slightly bumped corners. DJ very good, clean, shows some shelfwear at top and bottom, some small tears at both, back and front, spine corners lower corners. not clipped, price $2.25. First Edition in English precedes the French edition that was issued in 1924. Near Fine.

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