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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
Green cloth boards have shelfwear, bumped corners. Previous owner's names on FFEP in ink. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 472 pages; This volume is based upon the course that was taught at Princeton University, given to Seniors and first year Graduate students. It is significant in the fact that within a few months of its publication, the university would become the new residence of Professor Albert Einstein, newly emmigrated from Germany to escape the Nazi persecution of Jews. Einstein would become a member of Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study, and during later times would write to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, encouraging him to fund research and development of the atomic bomb.