Einstein on Brownian Motion in Annalen der Physik

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-02 12:15:23

Lot 78: Author: Einstein, Albert. Title: Zur Theorie der Brownschen Bewegung - in Annalen der Physik, Band 19. Place Published: Leipzig. Publisher: Verlag von Johann Ambrosius Barth. Date Published: 1906. Description: Some illustrations, diagrams, etc. (8vo) 21.5x13.5 cm (8 1/4x51/2"), period morocco-backed cloth. A major paper, being a sequel and generalization of Einstein's 1905 paper on Brownian Motion (which established the existence of the atom). Einstein here studying a suspended particle's rotational motion due to heat motion of the molecules of a fluid. Condition: Front joint split, paper library label on spine, library stamps on title page; contents fine. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $1000-$1500
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