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The Birth of the Bomb. Preface by sir George Thomson

The Birth of the Bomb. Preface by sir George Thomson

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The Birth of the Bomb. Preface by sir George Thomson

by Clark, Ronald W

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New York: Horizon Press, 1961. Hardcover. xiv, 209p., illustrated with a single composite frontispiece consisting of four photoportraits of UK atomic harbingers, hardbound American first edition in tan cloth boards in its lackluster dust jacket on glossy paperstock. A near-fine copy, dust jacket spine panel is faintly sunned, but otherwise item is entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Background of British science and military planning. Oppenheimer is not even listed in the index. Britain led, the US finished.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
The Birth of the Bomb. Preface by sir George Thomson
Author
Clark, Ronald W
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used
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Publisher
Horizon Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1961
Bookseller catalogs
English History, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom, UK; Nuclear weapons, Atomic bomb; France; Weaponry;

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