RÖNTGEN, WILHELM CONRAD. 1845-1923.  "Ueber eine neue Art von Strahlen. (Vorläufige   Mittheilung)." WITH: "Eine neue Art von Strahlen. II. Mittheilung." Offprints from: Sitzungsberichten der Würzburger Physik-medic. Gesellschaft, no 9, 132-41 & nos 1-2, 11-19. Würzburg: Stahl, 1895; 1896.

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RÖNTGEN, WILHELM CONRAD. 1845-1923.
"Ueber eine neue Art von Strahlen. (Vorläufige Mittheilung)." WITH: "Eine neue Art von Strahlen. II. Mittheilung." Offprints from: Sitzungsberichten der Würzburger Physik-medic. Gesellschaft, no 9, 132-41 & nos 1-2, 11-19. Würzburg: Stahl, 1895; 1896.

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RÖNTGEN, WILHELM CONRAD. 1845-1923.
"Ueber eine neue Art von Strahlen. (Vorläufige Mittheilung)." WITH: "Eine neue Art von Strahlen. II. Mittheilung." Offprints from: Sitzungsberichten der Würzburger Physik-medic. Gesellschaft, no 9, 132-41 & nos 1-2, 11-19. Würzburg: Stahl, 1895; 1896.
2 volumes. 8vo. First volume partially unopened. Original printed wrappers. Some minor darkening and staining, second volume with minor marginal chipping. Cloth folding case.

FIRST SEPARATE EDITION OF RÖNTGEN'S FIRST ORIGINAL COMMUNICATION OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE X-RAY WITH THE FIRST AND ONLY SEPARATE EDITION OF HIS FOLLOW UP COMMUNICATION. The most important contribution to medical diagnosis in a century, and the key to modern physics, Röntgen's paper was in immediate demand; there were five separate printings, in six issues, in two months. The follow up announcement, published a year later, introduces a scale for measuring X-ray intensity and an improved tube. "Discovery of x-rays, which Kolliker later renamed 'Röntgen Rays'; the foundation stone of the science of roentgenology. For his work, Röntgen was awarded the first Nobel Prize for physics in 1901" (Garrison-Morton). Cushing R 193-94; Garrison-Morton 2683; Horblit 90; Klickstein Roentgen pp 24-30; Osler 1700; PMM 380; Waller 8078.

WITH: The Mallinckrodt Classics of Radiology, Volume I. 1966. 8 volumes, 8vo. Publisher's wrappers, black card slipcase. Consisting of 7 reprints of Röntgen's publications, including both of the above, and Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, On a New Kind of Rays, A Bibliographical Study by Herbert S. Klickstein.
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RÖNTGEN, WILHELM CONRAD. 1845-1923.  "Ueber eine neue Art von Strahlen. (Vorläufige   Mittheilung)." WITH: "Eine neue Art von Strahlen. II. Mittheilung." Offprints from: Sitzungsberichten der Würzburger Physik-medic. Gesellschaft, no 9, 132-41 & nos 1-2, 11-19. Würzburg: Stahl, 1895; 1896.
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