Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 79

Price Realized: $ 845
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Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(SCIENTISTS.) Group of 5 letters by prominent 20th-century scientists, each to Jeremy Bernstein, including two Autograph Letters Signed and 3 Typed Letters Signed. Together 10 pages. Mostly 4to, written on rectos only; generally good condition. Vp, 1959-2015

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George Gamow. ALS, "G. Gamow," thanking him for writing a review of his new book and recommending a book on cosmology. 4to, "University of Colorado" stationery. Boulder, 27 November 1963 Oliver Sacks. ALS, "Oliver," responding to his article on Wolfgang Pauli and Isaac Newton. 4 pages, 4to, "Oliver Sacks M.D." stationery. New York, 28 May 2015 Glenn T. Seaborg. TLS, congratulating him upon receiving the 1970 Science Writing Award. 4to, "Atomic Energy Commission" stationery. Washington, 9 September 1970 Reinhold Niebuhr. Brief ALS, "Rein Niebuhr," encouraging him to get married. Additionally signed by wife Ursula, son Christopher, and daughter Elisabeth. Square 8vo, personal stationery. New York, 17 September 1959 Mortimer J. Adler. TLS, "Mortimer," sending his book [not present] and discussing a seminar to take place in Aspen, CO. 3 pages, 4to, "Institution for Philosophical Research" stationery. Chicago, 20 April 1981.
with--Stephen W. Hawking. Typed Letter with secretarial signature, expressing flattery at his desire to write a profile on himself but declining to permit it. 8vo, "University of Cambridge" stationery. Cambridge [UK], 6 June 1978.