May 05, 2016 - Sale 2413

Sale 2413 - Lot 76

Price Realized: $ 5,200
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Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
WRITTEN DAYS BEFORE PUBLICATION OF HIS UNIFIED FIELD THEORY (SCIENTISTS.) EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed Letter Signed, "A. Einstein," to Edward Maloomian, thanking him for birthday wishes and for sending a book. 1 page, small 8vo, "Institute for Advanced Study" stationery; faint marginal discoloration from prior matting, staple holes at upper left, horizontal fold. Princeton, 29 March 1950

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In the April 1950 issue of Scientific American, Einstein's "On the Generalized Theory of Gravitation" was published. Although his vision of gravity's relation to the other fundamental forces left the scientific community unconvinced, his monumental earlier work continues to influence theoretical physics today.