Madame Curie a Biography by Eve Curie DoubleDay Publishing 1937 Illustrated hardcover edition translated by Vincent Sheean

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This is a very good hardcover, NO DUST JACKET, jacket missing. Doubleday Doran Publishing 1937. This copy is very clean inside and out. The pages only have light natural tanning, no serious foxing seen and pages are clean and free of markings. The tan cloth hardcover boards are very good, clean with only light shelf wear. The binding is tight and straight. There is a black and white photo of Madame Curie laid inside front cover. Royal octavo size or 7" x 10" with 410 pages including index.

Winner of two Nobel Prizes (for physics 1903 and chemistry 1911), Marie Sklodowska Curie was the first woman scientist to gain worldwide fame. This biography by her daughter Eve Curie reveals the inside perspective on her life in science and in her family. Along with her husband Pierre Curie, their storybook life and amazing dedication to science are told in detail. Their refusal to patent their processes or profit from the commercialization of radium is only one part of their amazing story. This illustrated edition contains photos and more from their incredible life.

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