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EINSTEIN, ALBERT. The World as I See It

New York: Philosophical Library, (c.1949)

12mo. Original yellow cloth. Near fine dust jacket supplied from another copy. Early typed slip stating “Professor Albert Einstein / Princeton, New Jersey 1950” mounted to top of front free endpaper. Light soiling. Very good

Signed and dated 1950 by Albert Einstein on the front free endpaper.

This is the English translation of Einstein’s Mein Weltbild, first published in German in 1934 and then in English as The World As I See It in the same year. This abridged edition of 1949 omits the scientific essays, preserving the extensive essays concerning philosophy, religion, Judaism, economics, current events, government, politics, war, and peace.