JEANS, James

Jeans, James. An Introduction to the Kinetic Theory of Gases.

Cambridge, University Press, 1940.


FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 311 p.. Owner’s autograph ‘N. K. Adam 1940’ on front free endpaper. This copy belonged to Neil Kensington Adam (1891 – 1973), a chemist and one of the founders of the University of Southampton. Numerous handwritten notes on margins highlighting the most difficult passages and commenting on the text. Brown buckram with some small signs of wear to head and tail of spine and along the outer hinges, light age yellowing throughout. Gilt lettering on spine. A near fine copy.