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A Textbook of Nuclear Physics

by C.M.H. Smith

Condition: Good/Acceptable

Pergamon Press, 1965. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1965. First Edition. 822 pages. Pictorial white dust jacket over blue cloth boards. Firm binding to tanned pages with bright copy throughout. Yellowed tape stains to endpapers and paste downs. Previous owner's name to fep. Infrequent crease to corners. Minor foxing to endpapers and occasional page edges. Clean squared boards with dulled gilt lettering to spine. Light rub wear to edges and bumped corners. Usual shelf wear and markings to clipped jacket with tanning to spine and edges. Yellowed tape stains to flaps. Creasing and tears to edges with small missing pieces.


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