Copernicus: Yesterday and Today - Proceedings of the Commemorative Conference in Washington in Honour of Nicolaus Copernicus

Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. First Edition. c.1975. Hardcover. Black cloth, gilt titles. 8vo. 225pp. Near Fine. Very mild general shelfwear, Copernicus postage stamp affixed to front endpaper. From the collection of Raymond J. Seeger with his signature on the flyleaf. Seeger (1906-1992) was a well known physicist, historian of science, and author. He studied under Edward Teller and collaborated with Albert Einstein, John von Neumann, George Gamow and others at the Naval Ordinance Laboratory during WWII, working on the physics of detonation, shock waves, fluid dynamics, and missile guidance.He went on to a distinguished career at NSF and American University and authored several books on the history and philosophy of science. Near Fine. Item #C000030382
ISBN: 9780080178783

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