Inside the Atom. A Max Parrish Colour Book

£165.00

Publisher: Max Parrish

Year: 1956

Format: Hardcover

Edition: 1st

Condition: Internally very good, wear and chipping to dust jacket, protected in mylar sleeve

Marie Neurath designed science books for children in the mid-20th century, using modernist visual techniques and illustrations to explain complex scientific ideas. She co-developed with Otto Neurath a simplified pictographic language called Isotype (International System of Typographic Picture Education) and here in this publication dissects the workings of the atom during a time when notions of nuclear power and atomic destruction were stirring.

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