The first American edition of The World As I See It by Albert Einstein.
Octavo, xvi, , - 290pp. Light gray buckram, title stamped in silver on spine. First edition, with no additional printings mentioned on copyright page. Top edge yellow. A fine copy, likely never read, insignificant bump to top edge of spine. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, $2.50 retail price on front flap, faint toning to spine, light rubbing to bottom edge of spine, an exceptionally bright example. (Boni, Russ & Laurence 357a) An exceptionally bright example.
First published in 1934 as Mein Weltbild, this copy is the first American edition, translated into English by Alan Harris. It is divided into five topic areas: Scientific, Judaism, Germany 1933, Politics and Pacifism, and The World as I see it. An abridged edition was released in 1949 by the Philosophical Library of New York.