Publisher:Philips Technical Library, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 1962
Philips Technical Library, 1962, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
295 g.; VIII, 92 pages, last page blank, preface by author, bibliography and three appendices. The text is illustrated with numerous formulae, circuit diagrams and figures. Pale green coloured boards with gilt titles to the front panel and back strip. Rubbing to the head and to the heel of the back strip and to the book corners. Shelf wear to the lower book edges and a front board has slightly bowed. Browning to the text block edges. Offset tanning and browning to the endpapers and the internal pages a somewhat brown as well. Plain text dustwrapper, with ochre coloured background and white titles to the front panel and back strip. Heavy rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head of the back strip. Rubbing and creasing to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges. There are three small tears to the top dustwrapper edge, ranging in size from 0.75 " to 0.25". There is a small punch hole to the top left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. The rear panel of the dustwrapper have become rubbed, creased, dull and soiled. " The peaceful use of atomic energy and the associated problems of radiation hygiene have aroused renewed interest in biological and medical circles in the scientific discussion of the possible harmful effects ( genetic and somatic ] of the absorption of energy in the form of ionising radiation by the living human body." -- from the preface page V, a book about the use of Dosemeters as a simple and effective method of detecting levels of ionising radiation in the human body. This book was originally published as a thesis for obtaining a doctorate by the author and was translated by A.F. Jolmers into English from the original Dutch. First English Translation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Medicine ; Technical ; Inventory No: 0105809.