New York: Dover Publications, Inc, 1951. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. SIGNED BY MAX BORN on the front free endpaper. A very solid copy to boot of the 1951 "second edition, revised". Tight and Near Fine (small newspaper photograph of Max Born pasted-onto the front free endpaper above his signature) in a crisp, price-intact ("$3.95"), Near Fine dustjacket, with very light wear to the tips and along the spine crown. Octavo, 352 pgs., "120 drawings and figures, 11 pages of photographs, almost 1,000 illustrations altogether". Translated from its original German by Winifred M. Deans. Max Born (1882-1970) was a noted German physicist and mathematician instrumental in the development of quantum mechanics and the winner of the 1954 Nobel Prize in Physics (specifically for his "fundamental research in quantum mechanics, especially in the statistical interpretation of the wave function"). An uncommon signature, very significnt in the world of physics. (Inventory #: 14709)
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