First editions. 54 vols. 8vo. Numerous illusts.; some age-toning to many vols., else good or very good in original card wrappers, previous owners’ inscriptions to upper wrappers and prelims., minor wear to a few volumes with slight loss to head of #4 and to tail of #11, overall an acceptable set.
Science News was Penguin’s longest running periodical, offering the general public a series of articles over a wide range of scientific topics. Among the most notable contributions are Alan Turing ‘Solvable and Unsolvable Problems’ (#31), Albert Einstein ‘My Attitude to Quantum Theory’ (#17), and others by Hans Bethe, Otto Frisch, J. B. S. Haldane, Max Perutz, Frank Kingdon Ward (on the Assam earthquake of 1950), Herman Bondi, and many more.
Author Science News.
Binding Original card wrappers
Publisher Harmondsworth: Penguin Books
Condition See description