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The Universe of Light

By: Bragg, (Sir) William

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1941 (c.1933)

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 19763


Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dj

[very slight bumping to book at a couple of corners, light age-toning to top page edges; jacket is edgeworn with a variety of small tears and tiny chips, minor paper loss at extremities, some creasing at bottom of rear panel]. (color and B&W plates, figures) Late-career magnum opus by this Nobel Prize-winning physicist and mathematician, an ambitious attempt to analyze the nature of the universe by reconciling the contradictions between the two major theories about light (by Newton and Huygens), and proposing a fundamental unity of matter of radiation. The New York Times considered the book i... View more info

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Pioneers of Science

By: Lodge, (Sir) Oliver

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17455


Condition: Very Good+

(red cloth with black and gilt decorations and lettering; no dust jacket) [sharp-looking copy, front cover gilt bright and shiny, spine cloth and gilt slightly faded/dulled but still attractive; minor bumping to corners and top of spine, slight wear to rear cover, front hinge a little tender]. (frontispiece portrait, 120 illustrations) Originating as a course of lectures "arranged for" the author by three colleagues at University College, Liverpool, in 1887; there are eighteen lectures altogether, designed "to present a living figure of each Pioneer in turn, and to trace his influe... View more info