Albert Einstein - The Meaning of Relativity - 1946

Description
Albert Einstein - The Meaning of Relativity - 1946
Collected works, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics - Quantity: 1 - Other - see description - Book

A lovely copy of this scarce title by Albert Einstein

“Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921, and in the same year he travelled to the United States to give four lectures that consolidated his theory of relativity and sought to explain its meaning to a new audience. A key work for anyone wishing to discover the inner-workings of one of the most important minds of the 20th century”.

Item Description
This book is Einstein's explanation of his theory of relativity for a general audience. The book contains four lectures, with diagrams, figures and formulas throughout. This third edition includes an appendix on the ‘Cosmologic Problem’, added by Einstein; discussing certain advances in the theory of relativity since 1921.

Published by Methuen and Co Ltd, London, 1946. Publishers’ original light green cloth boards with red title and authors’ name on the spine.

Book Dimensions: 19 x 13 cm & Number of Pages: 129 pages including appendix and index.

Condition
(Lovely Copy). Solid and well bound volume. Slight tear to top of the clipped dust jacket. The book is nice and very clean inside. Toning and a little foxing to free end papers only, but text is bright and clear throughout. All pages are tightly held at the gutter. Inner hinges are very good (Please see pictures).





















Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Collected works, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics
Author/ Illustrator
Albert Einstein
Book Title
The Meaning of Relativity
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1946
Edition
Reprint
Language
English
Original language
No
Publisher
Methuen & Co. Ltd
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
129
Dimensions
19×13 cm
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