Jun 17, 2021 - Sale 2573

Sale 2573 - Lot 45

Price Realized: $ 618
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
(MEDICINE.) SCHWEITZER, ALBERT. Autograph Letter Signed, to Guy Barthélemy, in French, thanking for sending his book, expressing pleasure at the creation of an association to help in his work. 1 page, 6x8 1/2 inches, "Dr. Albert Schweitzer" stationery; lower edge trimmed, remnants of hinging at left edge recto. Lambaréné, 9 March 1952

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"Your book has arrived. . . . I have had the desire to own it for a long time. . . .
". . . I am touched by your initiative. Give my best wishes to the young people who are part of the association."
In 1952, Guy Barthélemy founded in Paris the French Association of the Friends of Albert Schweitzer (AFAAS); it continues to this day to promote the humanitarian work that Schweitzer began.