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Verlag: Methuen, London., 1922
Anbieter: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB, London, Vereinigtes Königreich
First English edition. Translated by G.B. Jeffery and W. Perrett. Octavo. pp [iv], 56, 8 adverts. Contains two addresses, "Ether and Relativity" and "Geometry and Experience'. Spine and cover edges a little faded. Lower corners slightly bruised. Endpapers and edges spotted. Very good in the scarce and fragile dustwrapper which is good, chipped at edges, a bit rubbed, starting to split at the joints and missing a piece of about an inch in the centre of the spine.
Verlag: Methuen & Co Ltd., London, 1922
First Edition. First English edition, first printing. 8vo, 56 p., original blue cloth. Contains 2 small diagrams on pages 49 and 51. In his lecture on Geometry and Experience (1921) Einstein summed up his views on the geometrization of physics and relativity and the relation of mathematics to the external world. Weil 111c and 115c. From the library and ownership inscription of MAURICE CORNFORTH. Maurice Campbell Cornforth (1909-1980) was a British philosopher. Initially, he was in the early 1930s a follower of Wittgenstein. Rare. A fine copy.
Verlag: London: Methuen & Co.Ltd, 1922,, 1922
Anbieter: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd., Fribourg, Schweiz
sm. in-8vo, 2 leaves (halftitle & titlepage) + 56 p. + 2 leaves + 8 p. publicity on diff. paper, printed on heavy paper, slightly yellowed, Ex-Libris ?Edward Wilder Playfair?, full cloth publisher?s binding, blind-stamped title to front, gilt title to spine, spine sunned. This two lectures were delivered on May 5th, 1920, in the University of Leyden. Its importance was immediately recognized and it was translated into Italian, French, English, Polish, Russian and Hungarian in quick succession.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. for the first ed. in German cf. Weil 111; Schlipp-Shields n° 131; Alicke 97.