A Fine Copy Signed by Albert Einstein
EINSTEIN, Albert. Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist. Edited by Paul Arthur Schilpp. The Library of Living Philosophers, Inc.
First edition. Limited to 760 numbered copies, signed by Einstein ("Albert Einstein. 49"). This being copy 687. Octavo (9 5/16 x 6 3/8 inches; 238 x 163 mm). xvi, 781, [3, blank] pp. Frontispiece portrait, one double-sided plate, text diagrams. The Library of Living Philosophers Volume VII.

Publisher's beveled brown cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt on spine. Gilt facsimile signature of Einstein on front cover. Partially unopened. Top edge gilt, others uncut. With original defective glassine laid in at the back. Top edge gilt is a little rubbed. A fine copy. Housed in original cardboard slipcase, a bit cracked.

An excellent study of Einstein's life and scientific and philosophical thought. Contains the first appearance of Einstein's autobiographical notes, published in English and German on opposing pages. With papers on Einstein by many prominent physicists and mathematicians, including Neils Bohr, Kurt Godel and Max Born. With a bibliography of Einstein by Margaret C. Shields.

HBS # 67934 $10,000