Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018 (mathematician and theoretical physicist)
Stephen William Hawking (1942- ), Lucasian Professor of Mathematics in the University of Cambridge 1979-2009, published 'A brief history of time: from the big bang to black holes', 1988.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Stephen Hawking, 1964-12-13 - 1984-06-20
Stephen Hawking: Versions of 'A Brief History of Time'
Typescript copies 'of different versions from my first draft to the version I submitted for publication' (from an explanatory letter, present) of 'A Brief History of Time'.
Stephen W. Hawking: first edition and printing of A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes
This is the first edition/first printing of the US edition published by Bantam, New York. The volume is flagged using post-it notes and has corrections in red pen, indicating it was an editorial copy. This First Issue was suppressed - most copies withdrawn and destroyed due to errors, including factual errors. No contents page and no dedication (as issued.)
- ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
- Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 2
- Collection 2
- Archival Object 1