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The General Theory of Relativity.

Israel: Ido Agassi/Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2016. Limited Edition. Loose Sheets. A special facsimile reproduction of Albert Einstein's manuscript made by book Artist Ido Agassi. The 46-page facsimile is printed on 110gr. paper, with Agassi hand cutting each sheet to match the original. The facsimile is housed in a unique triptych box, designed to fit the entire multi-sized 46 pages. The facsimile, the first and only such allowed by Hebrew University, is of Einstein's “Die Grundlage der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie” [The Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity] held in the Albert Einstein Archives and published in Annalen der Physik 49 (1916): 769-822. "The article was received on March 20, 1916 and published on May 11, 1916. This manuscript is the fundamental paper on the general theory of relativity. It is one of the most important manuscripts, if not the most important manuscript, written by Albert Einstein. Einstein donated the original manuscript of the article to The Hebrew University on the occasion of its opening in 1925." [from the printer]. Fine in Fine Archival Box. Item #9266 Bright and unmarred. Blue cloth boards, printed label, magnetic closure on triptych box, printed colophon at front pastedown. Size: 42cm X 21cm Autograph, n.d., 46 pp. in German.
Price: $5,000.00     Item #9266
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