Oxford:: Clarendon Press, 1950., 1950. Series: International Series of Monographs on Physics. 8vo. xiv, 393,  pp. 35 figs., 35 tables, index; lightly foxed. Navy gilt-stamped cloth. Ownership label & signature of Richard Weiss (sig. on title-page). Very good. Chandrasekhar shared the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physics with William Fowler for work involving what is now known as the Chandrasekhar limit. "In addition to the Nobel Prize, Chandrasekhar received more honorary degrees than he himself cared to tabulate. He was presented with medals from the United States National Academy of Sciences, the Royal Society (London), the Indian National Academy of Sciences, the Polish Physical Society, and many others, wand was a member or fellow of the academies of science in the United States, United Kingdom, India, and Sweden." – Roy H. Garstang, [in]: Thomas Hockey (ed.), Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, pp. 220-221. (Inventory #: SW1032)
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