Oakes, Elizabeth H. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD SCIENTISTS
(New York, N.Y.): Facts on File, Inc., (2001). 081604130X / 9780816041305 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Upper corner tips slightly bumped, else near fine and tight, in color illustrated boards; issued without dust jacket. 450 pages; bibliography; field index; country of birth index; country of activity index; birth date index; chronology; general index.
Quarto. With 100 photographs, nearly 500 scientists are represented in entries that comprise a name, dates, nationality, specialties, and a 500 to 1,000 word biography. 200 women and minority scientists that have often been excluded are included here.