By: A. Fersman
Moscow, Russia, Foreign Languages Publishing House: 1958
Inscription: No Signature
Seller ID: 000286
Condition: Very Good
Dustjacket has tears along edges, and is scuffed.Yellow cloth, embossed pictorial cover with black and silver lettering on spine.Beautiful pictorial endpapers featuring colorful atoms of various sizes. Cover has some fading along upper edges and minor shelf wear. A very attractive book from the standpoint of aesthetics and layout. Written by Alexander Fersman, the namesake of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum in Moscow. This book discusses the importance of chemistry and geochemistry in everyday life with an emphasis on elements particularly useful to mankind. Written in four parts; The Atom;... View More...