London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
EINSTEIN, Albert (1879-1955). Zur einheitlichen Feldtheorie. Berlin: Akademie der Wissenschaften , in Kommission bei Walter de Gruyter, 1929. 8° (265 x 189mm). Original orange printed wrappers, in modern cloth box.
FIRST EDITION of one of Einstein's last important scientific works. 'In 1928, [Einstein] embarked on a new approach to a unified field theory ... By early 1929 he had solved the main problems involved in writing down field equations for his unified field theory ... Einstein's new theory was hailed in the press as an outstanding scientific advance', Norman 700; Weil 165; cf.PMM 416.
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