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FIRST EDITION OFFPRINT, PRESENTATION COPY, of Bohr's first published scientific paper, written while he was a 20-year-old student at Copenhagen University. Inscribed by Bohr in Danish on front wrapper to Poul Heegaard, mathematician and professor at Copenhagen University. In original wrappers.
Price: $9,400 .
FIRST EDITIONS of two critical papers in developing our understanding of the atom: 1) all three parts of Bohr’s landmark work marking the definitive break from using classical physics at the atomic level, often cited as the foundation of our modern understanding of the atom; 2) both parts of Moseley's.....
Price: $5,500 .
FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of Dirac’s general transformation theory, his own favorite paper and “the pinnacle of Dirac's development of quantum mechanics,” unifying “all proposed versions of quantum mechanics, as well as giving rise to a continuum of other possible versions” (Richard Dalitz).
Price: $4,200 .
FIRST EDITION of the report of Fizeau’s famous experiment to determine the speed of light, the first accurate results obtained from a terrestrial experiment. WITH: FIRST EDITION of his rival FOUCAULT’S refinement (two papers), resulting in a measurement of the speed of light within 0.6% of the present-day value. FINE.....
Price: $3,900 .