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QED; The Strange Theory of Light and Matter by  Richard P Feynman - First edition - 1985 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 000010308)

QED; The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

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QED; The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

by Feynman, Richard P

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press [1985], 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very near Fine. 8vo. [11], x, [5], 4-158, [4] pp. Bound in black cloth with purple metallic lettering on the spine. Price of $18.50 on front flap of dust jacket. As of this writing, an authoritative biblography for Feynman has not been produced. Both book and jacket are found in multiple states, but priority has not been convincingly established. The present copy has purple lettering rather than the gold lettering found on some copies and the jacket lacks the advertising blurb on the rear flap present on some of the jackets we have seen. A very attractive copy of this book which Gleick (in his well-known biography of Feynman) refers to as "a model of science writing" Name and date written on free front endpaper, else Fine in a sharp very near Fine dust jacket.


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Evening Star Books US (US)
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QED; The Strange Theory of Light and Matter
Feynman, Richard P
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Jacket condition
very near Fine
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First edition
Princeton University Press [1985]
Place of Publication
Princeton, NJ
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About Evening Star Books

We buy and sell rare and fine books in many fields. Our interests include philosophy, modern first editions, and works of historical or intellectual interest. In addition to bookselling, we regularly do valuations and appraisals for non-IRS purposes. Evening Star Books is a Limited Liability Company.


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