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1940-1949

    1949

  1. GK Zipf (1949), Human Behavior and the Principle of Least Effort (Addison-Wesley).
    [ PDF (title/table-of-content)] [ PDF (preface)] [ PDF (ch.1)] [ PDF (ch.2)]

    1948

  2. SC Bradford (1948), Documentation (Crosby, Lockwood Sons Ltd. London).
    [Bradford's law]

    1944

  3. G Gutenberg, RF Ritchter (1944), "Frequency of earthquakes in California", Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 34:185-188.

  4. IR Reid (1944), "French word-frequency distribution curve", Langage, 20:4-?.

  5. GU Yule (1944), Statistical Study of Literary Vocabulary (Cambridge Univ Press).
    [Yule's distribution]

    1941

  6. GK Zipf (1941), National Unity and Disunity: The Nation As a Bio-Social Organism (Principia Press, Bloomington Indiana).