WEIL, Ernst. Albert Einstein: A Bibliography of His Scientific Papers, 1901-1930. London: E.P. Goldschmidt, 1937.
8° (215 x 139mm). Original printed wrappers. Provenance: AUTHOR'S COPY WITH HIS MANUSCRIPT AMENDMENTS AND ADDITIONS, used as the master copy for the revised edition of 1960.
FIRST EDITION, 100 copies printed. Weil has made alterations on the printed pages and on tipped-in flaps in preparation for the second edition which, published in 1960, brought his bibliography up to date from 1930 to 1954. The front wrapper has the pencilled instruction: 'Keep this book intact, do not take to pieces'.
With 2 copies of the 1960 second edition, one with some prices marked in Weil's hand and with related insertions, including a 2p. a.l.s from John Carter, dated 26, Carlyle Sq., London S.W.3., 28 May 1960, commenting: 'Your revised bibliography of Einstein is as much above my head as its predecessor -- I who cannot read German and know nothing of science'; and 3 other volumes comprising: H.A. Lorentz, A. Einstein, and H. Minkowski, Das Relativitätsprinzip. Eine Sammlung von Abhandlungen, Leipzig and Berlin, 1913, original wrappers (extremities worn). Weil 59; A. Einstein, Über die spezielle und die allgemeine Relativitätstheorie (Gemeinverständlich) [Sammlung Vieweg Heft 38], Braunschweig, 1917, original wrappers (detached), with insertions. FIRST EDITION. Weil 90; A. Einstein, Gelegentliches, Berlin, 1929, celebrating his fiftieth birthday on 14 March 1929, in dust-jacket. (6)