17 June 2008
EINSTEIN, Albert. Die Grundlagen der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie. Leipzig: Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1916.
8o. Original tan printed wrappers, untrimmed (some minor darkening to spine, and edges); cloth slipcase. Provenance: Robert Honeyman (his sale Sotheby's Park Bernet part VII, 20 May 1981, lot 3222).
FIRST EDITION, monograph issue. Though presented as a separate publication, this is in fact an offprint from Annalen der Physik 4. Folge, Band 49, 1916, and it is so identified on the verso of the title page. See previous lot. Grolier/Horblit 26c; Norman 695; PMM 408; Weil 80.
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