Mr. Tompkins Explores the Atom With b/w illustrations
Price: 40.00 USD
New York: Macmillan, 1944, 8vo. Rust-colored cloth, stamped in black. x, 97 p. "Sequel to 'Mr. Tompkins in Wonderland' and is perhaps even crazier than that book was. Professor Gamow has made notable contributions to modern nuclear physics, but he cannot resist mixing in with his physics a certain fantastic humor. The result is a creation such as Mr. Tompkins, from whom the reader painlessly obtains at least a bowing acquaintance with the theories of modern physics" FIRST EDITION. Near Fine in edgeworn & chipped d/j.