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BOHR'S ANNOTATED COPY (SCIENTISTS.) BOHR, NEILS. James Hopwood Jeans. An Elementary Treatise on Theoretical Mechanics. Signed on front blank, with a 16-line holograph annotation including diagram on page 58, and small holograph annotations in pencil or ink on pages 92, 93, 309, and 336. The 16-line annotation, a neatly written solution to one of the exercises at the end of a chapter about forces acting on a single particle, written in the blank space at bottom of page. 8vo, publisher's cloth, some darkening to spine, minor rubbing to edges; Bohr's owner ink stamp on front free endpaper. Boston, Ginn & Co., (1907); inscriptions: Np, circa 1911

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In 1911, while at Trinity College, Cambridge, Bohr attended the lectures of James H. Jeans. The present book is likely one of the textbooks Bohr used at the time.