New York: Philosophical Library, 1950.
Signed by Author. Einstein, Albert [1879-1955]. Very Good plus in a Near Fine Dustwrapper. 8vo., pp 282. Publisher's Blue cloth with gilt signature stamped on front cover; gilt lettering on spine on a darker blue background. Beige/gray dustwrapper with red borders & red & black lettering. Frontispiece photo of Einstein [Photo by Lotte Jacobi]. Publisher's blue cloth printed black at the spine. Contents bright but with a previous owner's name rather gingerly erased from the ffe & title page, otherwise quite clean. Signed in light blue fountain pen ink by Einstein at the bottom of the title page. This is the early reprint edition lacking only the hallmark & number 1 on the copyright page. Collects 60 essays, some of which are published for the first time & on a wide variety of topics: science, of course, but also many societal issues such as education, religion, race relations, war & peace, & the Jewish people.
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