Handsome and collectable copy of this important book. With five diagrams and a portrait of the Author
The first English translation of Relativity, with the aim of giving "an exact insight into the theory of relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical physics." - Albert Einstein.
Scarce copy. An authorized translation by Robert W. Lawson, D.Sc. from the third German edition of 1918. A frontispiece portrait of the Author by German Artist Hermann Struck. With five diagrams, equations within the text, and with the third appendix on "The Experimental Confirmation of the General Theory of Relativity" being written by Einstein especially for this edition.
Published by Methuen And Co. LTD, London (1921). Publishers’ original red cloth with blind-stamped lettering and border to upper cover, Gilt lettering to spine.
Part I, The Special Theory of Relativity
Part II, The General Theory of Relativity
Part III, Considerations on the Universe as a Whole
Appendices. With Preface, Biographical Note, Translator’s Note, Bibliography and Index.
Book Dimensions: 19.4 x 12.6 cm & Number of Pages: 138 including index + 8pp publishers’ adverts at back of book.
A well-preserved copy. Solid, firm and well bound volume. The book is nice inside. No writing or inscription. Toning and a little foxing to free end papers only, but text is bright and clear throughout (Nice Copy) (Please see pictures).
- Anzahl der Bücher
- Gesamtausgaben, Mathematik, Philosophie, Physik
- Autor/ Illustrator
- Albert Einstein, Ph.D.
- Relativity. The Special and General Theory
- Sehr gut
- Erscheinungsjahr (ältestes Objekt)
- Erstausgabe in diesem Format
- Methuen And Co. LTD
- Gebundene Ausgabe
- Anders- siehe Beschreibung
- Anzahl der Seiten
- 19.4×12.6 cm