Soap Bubbles : Their Colors and the Forces Which Mold Them
New York: Thomas Y Crowell, 1962.
Illustrated by Robert Hallock. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. Item #15254
Light edge foxing, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket light edgewear with small corner chips and light rubbing. Solid hardcover. ; "An excellent primer and the classic work on the topic of soap bubbles and films, this book employs simple experiments to establish a practical basis for the existence and function of surface tension and energy minimization. Dozens of experiments require nothing more than soap, straws, and bits of rubber, yet they impart profound and fundamental concepts relating to the science of fluids." Reprint of 1911 revised and enlarged edition of the 1890 first edition of Boys' 1889 lectures, with added introduction and notes by Keith Gordon Irwin and original illustrations adapted by Robert Hallock. ; Crowell's Library Of Christmas Lectures; xxii, 280 pages.