First Edition Points and Criteria for The Evolution of Physics (U.S.)

Year Published: 1938
Author Last Name: Einstein
Author First Name: Albert
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Original Price: $2.50
Pages: 319

This book was published simultaneously in the U.S. (by Simon and Schuster), in England (by the Cambridge University Press), and in Holland (by A. W. Sijthoff's Uitgeversmaatschappij). Only 6,000 copies of the U.S. first printing were produced. The date on the bottom of title page must match the 1938 copyright page date, and the copyright page must have no other dates and no references to additional printings. Boards are blue cloth with dark blue top stain. The $2.50 price is on the back dust jacket flap. This is a non-technical account of the origin and implications of the theory of relativity.

The Evolution of Physics (U.S.) is classified in the following category: Science

Picture of the 1938 first edition dust jacket for The Evolution of Physics (U.S.).
Picture of the 1938 first edition dust jacket for The Evolution of Physics (U.S.).

Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Evolution of Physics (U.S.).
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Evolution of Physics (U.S.).

Picture of dust jacket where original $2.50 price is found for The Evolution of Physics
Picture of dust jacket where original $2.50 price is found for The Evolution of Physics (U.S.).

Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Evolution of Physics (U.S.).
Picture of the back dust jacket for the first edition of The Evolution of Physics (U.S.).

Picture of the first edition Simon and Schuster boards for The Evolution of Physics
Picture of the first edition Simon and Schuster boards for The Evolution of Physics (U.S.).

This is the front dust jacket flap for The Evolution of Physics (U.S.)
This is the front dust jacket flap for The Evolution of Physics (U.S.)

The first edition title page of The Evolution of Physics (U.S.) states 1938 on the
The first edition title page of The Evolution of Physics (U.S.) states 1938 on the bottom.

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This copyright page from a sixth printing shows the printing history.  Notice how few
This copyright page from a sixth printing shows the printing history. Notice how few second printings were produced.

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