CHADWICK, Sir James (editor). The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson. George Allen and Unwin. 1962.
8vo. Original cloth and wrapper; pp. 931 + , frontispiece, 11 plates, text illustrations; very good. Provenance: presentation copy inscribed by Chadwick to Sir Miles Clifford, Governor of the Falkland Islands, 'in gratitude for his help towards the publication of these collected paper'. Clifford's bookplate to front pastedown, with loose photograph of Clifford.
First edition. The first volume of Rutherford's collected papers, covering his early papers written in New Zealand through to his time in Montreal ending in 1906. James Chadwick studied under Rutherford and developed his mentor's work on atomic structure by discovering the neutron, which won him the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1935.