Very Good in Good jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Very uncommon as a true first edition with original DJ. Stated first edition. Price NOT clipped, DJ nicely in archival wraps with minor tears and chips to the edges; heavy wear and some soiling to the DJ; pages dusty with light age toning but interior otherwise clean of marks. Sir Charles Galton Darwin (1887-1962) was an English physicist, the grandson of Charles Darwin. He served as director of the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) during the Second World War. Darwin was born in Cambridge, England into a scientific dynasty, the son of the mathematician Sir George Howard Darwin and the grandson of Charles Darwin.
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