The aim of this book is to give businessman and the layman an insight into the many and varied ways in which industry has benefitted, and can benefit in the future, from the use of radioactive materials.
"Considered in this light, a surprisingly good coverage of this large and rapidly growing field has been made in the very small volume."
First Edition, No Print Line. VG-Fine Looks unread, light wear possible. Slight age discoloration on inside front and rear cover end papers and end sheets. Original Price inside. Spine Uncreased. Edge wear light some rubbing. Binding normal wear. Corners barely bumped/rounded. Pages clean and crisp. Page 31-2 vertical crease. DJ Good has chips tears and/ or rubbing. WN-10168
Title Radioisotopes: a new tool for industry
Author Sidney Jefferson
Publisher Philosophical Library, 1958
Length 110 pages
Subjects Technology & Engineering › Power Resources › Nuclear
Technology & Engineering / Power Resources / Nuclear
Radioisotopes: a new tool for industry by Sidney Jefferson
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