[MARIE CURIE’S FOLLOWER] Radiy i ego primenenie v terapevticheskoy klinike [i.e. Radium and Its Use in the Clinical Therapy]

St. Petersburg: Prakticheskaya meditsina, 1912. Item #362

With 49 ills. 126 pp. 23,3x17 cm. In contemporary binding. Bound together with 6 other Russian medical papers of the time.

The first edition of this book by the founder of Russian radiation therapy Polien Grigorievich Mezernitskiy (1878-1943). In 1909 he was working alongside Marie Curie. Radium was synthesized in 1910 and this book is the first one in Russian dedicated to the element, describing it from the medical point of view. In Russian radium was synthesized only in 1921.
The second half of the book dedicated to the examples of the use of radium in different therapy with authors remarks on where else it could be used.

Not in the Worldcat.

Price: $500.00

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