first edition Hardcover
1916 · Pittsburgh
by The Radium Publishing Company
Pittsburgh: The Radium Publishing Company, 1916. First edition. Hardcover. vg. Quarto. 3/4 leather over buckram, with gold lettering on spine and front board. Name of previous owner, the famous oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny, Jr. written in gold letters on bottom of front board. Decorative endpapers. Fascinating compilation of 34 issues of "Radium" magazine, "a monthly Journal devoted to the Chemistry, Physics and Therapeutics of Radium and other radio-active substances". This volume contains the following issues: Vol. I, No.2, 6; Vol. II, No.1, 2, 4; Vol. III, No.2, 3, 4, 5, 6; Vol. IV (complete), No.1 to 6; Vol. V (complete), No.1 to 6; Vol. VI (complete), No.1 to 6; Vol. VII (complete), No.1 to 6. Original wrappers bound in. Volume profusely illustrated with numerous reproductions of b/w photographs. Some edge wear on binding with joints cracked but boards are still holding firmly. Spine edges rubbed and partly chipped on top. Binding in overall fair, interior in fine condition.
(Inventory #: 23745)