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Two volumes. 8vo. xviii, 538; 539-969, 113 pp. Double-page folding color frontis. map, folding color map, illus., index. Bound in full polished calf, raised bands, dark brown gilt-stamped spine label. Signature of Newell B. Mack. Bookbinder's ticket of Friedrich Von Langkammerer, Tehran. Langkammerer is a noted German-Iranian binder. His personal library contained some 2000 volumes that were sold to the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The volumes is inscribed "For my friend â€“ Dec. 1955 [possibly Langkammerer to Mack]. Newell B. Mack, an arms control advocate, died of cancer Nov. 17  at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Mass. He was 52 years old and lived in Belmont, Mass. Mr. Mack and his sister, Cornelia, were the first children to walk in the desert near Alamogordo, N.M., where an experimental atomic bomb had been detonated July 16, 1945. A few days after the bomb was detonated, Mr. Mack and his sister went to ground zero with their father, Julian Ellis Mack, who headed the optics division of the Manhattan Project, the wartime group that developed the nuclear device. Cornelia Mack died of cancer last year. His mother lived in Madison, Wisconsin, where it was purchased from Dr. David Lindberg, by JWRB. [see: NY Times Obituary November 27, 1986].
Title: The World Since 1914. Sixth edition.
Publisher: New York:, Macmillan, 1950.: 1950
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: LV2029