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Einstein, 'The General Theory of Relativity',1st Ed, Annalen der Physik, 1916.
Germany: Annalen Der Physik, 1916. Excellent. 'General Theory of Relativity' EINSTEIN, Albert (1879-1955). 'Die Grundlage der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie', in: Annalen der Physik, Band 49, No.7, Einstein's paper on pp.769-822; total pp. 769-880, Leipzig: J.A. Barth, 1916. Issue No.7 containing the Einstein paper and papers by Otto Stern, W. Wein, R. Hirsch, H. Lussem. First printing of the rare journal issue of Einstein's general theory of relativity. 'For his 'special' theory Einstein was awarded a fellowship (fourth class) of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut in Berlin. In 1921 he was awarded the Nobel Prize. The Committee referred with caution to the relativity theory and cited the greatest physicist of the century for his discovery of the law of the photo-electric effect', PMM 408; Norman 695; Weil 80. Octavo (217 x 150mm). Marbled boards, brown leather spine with gilt lettering. "The theory's impact upon twentieth-century science and thought can hardly be overstated." -Norman 625 Einstein's General Theory of Relativity is a continuation and dramatic expansion of some of the ground-breaking ideas set forth in his 1905 paper on special relativity. Specifically, with general relativity, Einstein applied his revolutionary conceptions of time, space, and matter to all of the universe, and providing, for the first time the definitive reinterpretation of the Newtonian model. [Attributes: First Edition]
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