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RELATIVITY. The special and the General Theory. A popular exposition. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. D.Sc

RELATIVITY. The special and the General Theory. A popular exposition. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. D.Sc

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RELATIVITY. The special and the General Theory. A popular exposition. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. D.Sc

by EINSTEIN. ALBERT

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Methuen & co. Ltd. London. 1920. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.1 inches). Portrait frontis and five line diagrams within the text. Complete with the 8pp publishers adverts at back of book. Overall a clean, bright copy in recent fine binding of full red morocco. Spine with raised bands, compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed with rough edges. ------ This important translation, apart from being the first English edition, also contains new text written by Einstein specially for this edition-- Appendix III, The Experimental Confirmation of the General Theory of Relativity.

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RELATIVITY. The special and the General Theory. A popular exposition. Translated by Robert W. Lawson. D.Sc
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EINSTEIN. ALBERT
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Methuen & co. Ltd. London. 1920
Date Published
1920
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Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
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The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
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