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An American Genius. The Life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence
New York: Dutton, 1968. First edition. Inscribed by the author at the opening event of the Lawrence Hall of Science, in Berkeley on May 20, 1968. This copy was also signed by more than 40 scientists, veterans of the Manhattan Project, laboratory staff, officials, and Lawrence family members, including ten Nobel Prize winners. Cloth, very good copy, in dust jacket. The recipient was a friend of physicist Edwin McMillan and his family, and accompanying the book is a 1978 aquatint etching portrait of McMillan by his son, Stephen. Signed by these Nobel laureates: Luis Alvarez, Carl Anderson, Melvin Calvin, Owen Chamberlain, Donald A. Glaser, William F. Giauque, Edwin M. McMillan, Glenn Seaborg, Emilio Segré, and Charles S. Townes. Other signers include scientists Raymond T. Birge, Hugh Bradner (inventor of the wet suit), Robert B. Brode, Donald Cooksey, Carl Helmholz, David L.Judd, Edward J. Lofgren, Alfred Lee Loomis,Burton Moyer, H. Wade Patterson, Duane Sewell, Edward Teller, Robert Lyster Thornton and many others.
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