Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 116

Price Realized: $ 312
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(SCIENTISTS.) PAULING, LINUS. Three items, each Signed: Two Photographs * Typed Letter. The first photograph, half-length portrait by Brenneis showing him in profile, seated before a chalk board full of names and diagrams. The second photograph, bust portrait showing him looking into camera. Each signed in the image, lower right. 9x8 1/2 inches; 7x5 inches; slight fading to signature of second. The letter, to László Magyar, describing his recent projects. 1 page, 4to, "Linus Pauling Institute" stationery; horizontal fold. Np, nd; Palo Alto, 13 February 1985

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13 February 1985: ". . . I think my most important contribution to science was the development of the modern theory of the chemical bond and the discovery of hybridization of bond orbitals."