Book #160689

The Rock 1st Edition

John Masters

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: London: Michael Joseph, 1970.

Price: $43.00

Fine first edition housed in fine dust jacket. DJ has light wear on edges and price clipped while the book itself has minimal foxing on page edges but clean pages throughout..

The Rock tells the story of John Masters, a brilliant mathematician and physicist who was forced to flee Nazi Germany in the 1930s. He eventually settles in England and becomes a leading authority on the use of mathematics in the physical sciences. When the war breaks out, Masters is drafted into the British Army and is soon put in charge of the top secret development of the atomic bomb. His work leads to the Allied victory in World War II.; 8vo ; 396 pages.