inscribed by Einstein's longtime secretary and archivist
(EINSTEIN, ALBERT). DUKAS, HELEN and BANESH HOFFMANN. Albert Einstein: the Human Side
Princeton: University Press, 1979
Original cloth and dust jacket. Some rubbing to jacket, else very good.
FIRST EDITION. Presentation copy inscribed by Einstein’s longtime assistant Helen Dukas: “For Lisa Ben Samuel with kindest regards and Shalom Helen Dukas Princeton N.J. March 1980.”
Helen Dukas became Einstein’s secretary in 1928 and, after his death in 1955, served as a trustee of his literary estate and archivist of his papers. This volume prints letters and documents selected by Dukas over the years to shed light on Einstein’s character and personality.