1896. Item #83507
RAYLEIGH, Lord, & Professor William RAMSAY. ARGON, A NEW CONSTITUENT OF THE ATMOSPHERE. Washington: The Smithsonian Institution, 1896 (Hodgkins Fund). 43 pp. Folio, brown wrappers printed in black. Very good condition, minor creasing and edgewear to wrappers, text unopened. Pencil numeral to front wrapper. In 1904, Rayleigh won the Nobel Prize in physics, and Ramsay won in the same year for chemistry, largely for this paper.