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    The Theory of Relativity.

    The Special the General Theory, a Popular Exposition. Authorised Translation by Robert W. Lawson, with Five Diagrams and a Portrait of the Author.
    First edition in English, translated from the third German edition (1918) by Robert W. Lawson. This is the first appearance of any of Einstein’s works in English. It contains an additional chapter (Appendix III) written by Einstein for this edition, "The Experimental Confirmation of the General Theory of Relativity". Relativity: The Special & the General Theory is an account intended to be accessible to the general public, which Einstein tested by reading drafts to his step-daughter Margot, "pausing frequently to ask whether she indeed got it" (Isaacson, p. Learn More
    £850

    Date of Publication: 1920

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 116384

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