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OPPENHEIMER TO LILIENTHAL  —   HIS BOOK: THE FLYING TRAPESE: THREE CRISES FOR THE PHYSICIST – INTIMATELY INSCRIBED:  “WITH AN OLD, CONSTANT AND GRATEFUL LOVE,  ROBERT”.   

OPPENHEIMER, ROBERT J.  (1904 –1967)  American theoretical physicist; director of the Los Alamos Laboratory during World War II; credited as the “father of the atomic bomb” for his role in the Manhattan Project, the research and development project that was responsible for the first nuclear weapons.   His book:  The Flying Trapeze: Three Crises for the Physicist. 1964, Oxford University Press, London. Red cloth covered boards.  Octavo, 65 pages. Very fine condition.  Inscribed on half title page: “with an old, constant and grateful love,  Robert”.  

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