Early 20th Century

Books published between 1900 and 1929


Experimental Elasticity

Experimental Elasticity

( A Manual for the Laboratory )
G. F. C. Searle was a legend at the Cavendish laboratory, in charge of delivering practical physics instruction for about half a century from 1890. ...

By: Searle, G. F. C.

£10.00

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Introduction to Theoretical Physics (2 volumes)

Introduction to Theoretical Physics (2 volumes)

A translation of the 3rd and 4th editions of Haas's 2-vol. work Einf uhru ng in die theoretische Physik that was first published in 1919 and which...

By: Haas, Arthur

£25.00

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Recent Advances in Physics (non-atomic)

Recent Advances in Physics (non-atomic)

F. H. Newman is best known for his joint authorship with G. F. C. Searle of their long-running textbook on 'Properties of Matter'.  His less...

By: Newman, F. H.

£11.00

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The Becquerel Rays and the Properties of Radium

The Becquerel Rays and the Properties of Radium

One of the very early books on radioactivity, written in the same year as those of Rutherford and Soddy.  This is Robert Strutt's first book.  It is...

By: Strutt, R. J.

£35.00

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The Emission of Electricity from Hot Bodies

The Emission of Electricity from Hot Bodies

Owen W Richardson was major figure in British science in the first half of the 20th century, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1928 for his...

By: Richardson, O. W.

£20.00

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The Spectroscopy of X-rays

The Spectroscopy of X-rays

In 1924 Manne Siegbahn was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, uncommon for a Swede and even more uncommonly he was also in one of the few father and...

By: Siegbahn, Manne

£30.00

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The Theory of Spectra and Atomic Constitution

The Theory of Spectra and Atomic Constitution

( Three Essays )
Original copy of this classic text by one of the pioneers of modern physics and Nobel Prize winner, explaining his field and the 'Bohr atom'.

By: Bohr, Niels

£30.00

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Thermodynamik von Max Planck

Thermodynamik von Max Planck

German edition of Planck's 'classic' text on thermodynamics, first published in 1897, from one of the pioneers of modern physics 

By: Planck, Max

£20.00

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Three Lectures on Atomic Physics

Three Lectures on Atomic Physics

An uncommon book in which one of the intellects of early 20th century physics describes in plain language his perceptions of physics at a significant...

By: Sommerfeld, Arnold

£29.00

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