New York and London: Academic Press, 1959. Hardcover. Part A: 466pp.; Part B: 416pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] in gilt-stamped burgundy cloth. Boards are crisp and unworn; each volume has a stamp from the Dow Chemical Library on rear free endpaper, else interiors are clean and tight, with no additional library markings. Near fine. Item #48457
From the foreword: "Part of our aim [in presenting this series] was . . . to organize a series in such a manner that they should provide not only the advanced research worker but also the graduate student and the teacher with a good means for carrying out his experimental research or for starting him on a new task when he is already familiar with basic principles. Also, we believe, the title of this series should really mean what it says, in the sense that the method is far more importaint than gadgetry."