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Rayleigh, Lord, R.J. Strutt 4Th Baron Rayleigh"
The Bequerel Rays and the Properties of Radium."
London, Edward Arnold, 41 and 43 Maddox Street, Bond Street, W., 1904. 8vo. W. 3 full page pls. and 26 textills. Contemp. full red-brown publ. cloth., spine giltlett. [n4, A-N8, O3, X2]. (Viii, 214, 4 [book cat.] pp.). (Signature in ink on upper free endp. 'H Lamb 1904'). Very good copy. First edition. Robert Strutt, son of the famous John William Strutt. Dsb vol. Xiii, pp. 107-108: Comp. Pmm item 411 [on Rutherford's 'Collision of alpha particles.']: 'Ingenious experiments by R.J.Strutt, afterwards Lord Rayleigh, proved that the emanations given off by radioactive substances are not homogeneous but are of at least two different kinds, one of which will and another will not pass through tin-foil (Strutt, 'The Becquerel Rays and the Properties of Radium', 1902).': Weil cat. 8, item 22: 'This important book on the radiation of uranium, deals in Appendix C with: The treatment of pitchblende residues on a large scale' R.J.Strutt, was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1904.':"
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