Lot 415: Einstein. RELATIVITY. 1920. 1st American edition.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Physics] Albert Einstein. RELATIVITY: THE SPECIAL AND GENERAL THEORY. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. NY: Henry Holt and Company, 1920. 1st American edition. 8vo. xiii, , 168pp. Blue cloth; very good. Lacking dj. Students ownership signature on ffep (F. A. Fletcher XIV 22 MIT). Placed in loose is an essay from the Feb. 5, 1921 issue of Scientific American. The essay is by Eugene Higgins, who won $5000 in a contest to explain Einsteins Theory of Relativity in 3000 words or less. 1.0 Lb.