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    Albert Einstein. Relativity. The Special and General Theory. New York: 1920. First U. S. edition.

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    Albert Einstein. Relativity: The Special and General Theory. New York: Henry Holt, 1920. First US edition. Octavo (8.25 x 5.375 inches; 210 x 136 mm.). xiii, [1, blank], 168, [2, blank] pages. Inserted portrait frontispiece. Publisher's dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at front board and ruled in blind. in original dust jacket. Cloth edgeworn; gilt dulled; boards rubbed with touches of soil; ownership signature at front pastedown; mild toning throughout text. Dust jacket heavily toned with several splashes; corners worn with loss, particularly at top edge of spine panel and top corner of front panel; splitting at folds. Very good in a good dust jacket.

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