6 7 6 D O C . 4 4 0 O N T H E J E W I S H P E O P L E 439. From Sylvia Beach [Paris,] December 31 1926 Dear Sir. It would be a great honour to have your signature for the protest which James Joyce’s colleagues are signing against the “pirating” of his book Ulysses in the United States. May I ask you to be so kind as to sign it? Yours with respectful admiration Sylvia Beach ALS. [44 037]. Written on letterhead “Shakespeare and Company—Sylvia Beach—. 12, Rue de l’Odeon Paris (VIe)” and addressed to “Mr Albert Einstein.” Beach (1887–1962) was an American-born bookseller and publisher in Paris, owner of the bookstore Shakespeare and Company, and first publisher of Joyce 1922. Joyce (1882–1941) was an Irish novelist. Beach had enclosed a TTr [44 038] of the protest with her letter. For the published version, see Doc. 470. 440. Aphorism on the Jewish People  Wir Juden sind zwar kein auserwähltes, aber ein unter Jahrtausende währendem Druck gesiebtes und gestähltes Volk. Albert Einstein 1927. ADS (Profiles in History Auction Catalog 30 [Winter 2003]: 11, lot 21). [86 700]. Written as an in- scription below a photograph of Einstein. 441. Aphorism  Ach, der Mensch begnügt sich gern Nimmt die Schale für den Kern Albert Einstein 1927. ADS (Stargardt Auction Catalog, 28–29 May 1963, item 305). [95 748]. Written on an album page.