Alembic Blog

High Energy Phenomena & Meson Theories by Richard Feynman: Rare Lectures from the Dawn of Particle Physics

Richard Feynman is one of our favourite scientists here at Alembic, and we're pleased to present a true Feynman rarity - a copy of the first and only edition of High Energy Phenomena and Meson Theories, a collection of lecture notes on the emerging field of particle physics, from a course he taught during his first year as a professor at Caltech in 1951.

View full article →

Welcome to Alembic Rare Books

Welcome to Alembic, a new rare book shop specialising in science, natural history, technology, and medicine, as well as women's history. We'll be using this space to highlight interesting items in our stock, everything from printed books to manuscripts, prints, ephemera, and material objects, and to keep you updated about fairs and catalogues. Please enjoy browsing the books on our website, and feel free to get in touch, or to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or Google+. View full article →