first edition Hardcover
1904 · Pittsburgh, PA
by Bullitt, James B.; Boggs, Russell H.
Pittsburgh, PA: Murdoch-Kerr Press, 1904. First Edition, 1904. Very Good in the original blue cloth, gilt lettering at spine, decorative end pages, 267 pages including 6 pgs. of advertisements "confined to manufacturers who had exhibits in the hall at the place of meeting, and are exclusively of apparatus included in such exhibits". Includes rosters of officers and members, constitution, by-laws, minutes, secretary and treasurer reports, and program. Illustrated with photographs. While this was the 4th annual meeting, reportedly only the 2nd year that the Transactions were published. Wilhelm Rontgen had made his discovery of the rays that he called X-rays only 9 years earlier, in 1895. Very Good, lettering at spine dulled yet legible, light soiling and rubbing to cloth boards, light soiling to page block. RARE. A handsome copy of this important early work of the development and history of x-rays. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
(Inventory #: 004761)