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EINSTEIN, Albert.

Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist.

The Library of Living Philosophers Volume VII. Edited by Paul Arthur Schilpp.

Evanston, IL: The Library of Living Philosophers, Inc., 1949 Stock Code: 145463
£13,750.00
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Signed by Einstein

First edition, signed limited issue, number 132 of 760 copies signed and dated '49 by Einstein. This is the only Einstein signed limited edition, a handsome volume produced on the occasion of Einstein's seventieth birthday.

The collection contains laudatory essays by many of Einstein's contemporaries including Max Born, Wolfgang Pauli, and Niels Bohr, with a reply by Einstein to the essays, and a bibliography of his writings. Also included is the first publication of Einstein's autobiographical notes, in which he famously described the awakening of his scientific curiosity when shown a compass as a child.

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Description

Octavo. Original brown morocco-grain cloth over bevelled boards, spine lettered in gilt, gilt facsimile of Einstein's signature to front board, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Portrait frontispiece by Karsh of Ottawa and 2 plates (facsimile of Einstein's handwriting and portrait in his studio with the editor).

Condition

Very light discolouration to half-title; in all other respects a fine copy, partly unopened.

Bibliography

Russ and Lawrence 512.

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