London. Edward Arnold & Co., 1922. First edition.
8vo. viii, 152pp. Original publisher's blind-ruled navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and bumped. Endpapers browned, bookseller's ticket to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP.
The first edition of physicist and chemist Francis William Aston's (1877-1945) seminal treatise on his discovery of isotopes in non-radioactive elements, for which he was awarded the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
PMM 412.£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref: 25083