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Einstein, Albert
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Einstein, Albert
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6,0008,000
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Einstein, Albert

"Elektrodynamik bewegter Körper" in Annalen der Physik, series 4, vol. 17, no. 10. Leipzig: [Metzger & Wittig for Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1905

8vo (8 5/8 x 5 3/4 in.; 220 x 146 mm). One plate illustrating an adjoining paper; slight marginal soiling, a few leaves in adjoining papers creased. Later blue wrappers, in a red half-morocco drop-box, gilt-stamped title on spine.


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Literature

Boni, Russ & Lawrence no. 9; Grolier / Horblit 26b

Catalogue Note

Einstein's first paper on special relativity, the work which heralded the shift away from the Newtonian paradigm, concluding that all motion is relative to the inertial system in which it is measured, and that matter and energy are equivalent.

THE JAMES S. COPLEY LIBRARY: ARTS & SCIENCES, INCLUDING THE MARK TWAIN COLLECTION

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