Offprint of paper by Ellis and Wooster entitled 'The Photographic Action of [beta]-Rays'.

C.D. Ellis [Charles Drummond Ellis (1895-1980), FRS, nuclear physicist; W. A. Wooster, crystallographer
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From the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society', A, vol.114, 1927, pp.266-276. Harrison and Sons, Ltd., Printers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, St. Martin's Lane.

8vo: 11 pp. Five figures. Good, on aged paper. In original green printed wraps. Two punch holes in inner margin. 'With the authors' compliments' by Wooster on front wrap. Ellis was co-author, with Rutherford and Chadwick, of 'Radiations from Radioactive Substances' (CUP, 1930), a work said by A. R. Mackintosh ('The Third Man: Charles Drummond Ellis, 1895-1980', Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London, July, 1995) to have been 'often referred to as the "Bible" of nuclear physics', with Ellis's contribution to the work placing him 'third among equals'.

Autograph Note Signed to Miss Terry Smith.

P.G. Wodehouse, novelist
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[Printed headed notepaper] 17 Norfolk Street, Park Lane, w.1., 16 Nov. 1933

One page, 4to, lightly creased, good condition. The signature is slightly smudged. Text as follows: "Here is the article. I think it is excellent. / I hope it lands the job for you."

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