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Lot #500
William Ramsay

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Scottish chemist (1852-1916) who discovered the noble gases and won the 1904 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Signed book: The Gases of the Atmosphere: The History of Their Discovery. First edition. NY: Macmillan and Co., 1896. Hardcover, 5.5 x 8.25, 240 pages. Signed and inscribed on the half-title page in black ink, "To H. B. Fyfe, with affectionate regards, from W. Ramsay." In fine condition, with a scratch to the fabric on the spine.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: August
  • Dates: #527 - Ended May 09, 2018

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