New York: The Philosophical Library, 1950.
1st Edition. Nicely Signed First Edition. 8vo., 282pp., quarter beige cloth over gray boards with Einstein's frontispiece portrait by Lotte Jacobi.. A fine, fresh copy in the gray and maroon clipped dustwrapper with a some browning at the edges and some minor imperfections. Signed in fountain pen in black ink on the front free endpaper.The least common variant of the first edition of this title and likely the earliest issue, "1" at the base of the copyright page present as it is with the thinner variants bulking at 13/16" in black cloth gilt.
Custom red slipcase with E=MC2 embossed.
Collects 60 essays, some of which are published for the first time and on a wide variety of topics: science, of course, but also many societal issues such as education, religion, race relations, war and peace, and the Jewish people. An extremely nice copy. Weil p.42.
Item #33125 Price: US$12,500.00