Jun 16, 2022 - Sale 2609

Sale 2609 - Lot 126

Price Realized: $ 469
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
SCHWEITZER, ALBERT. Three items: Small Photograph Signed and Inscribed * Memoirs of Childhood and Youth. Signed and Inscribed on the title-page * Signature on verso of a postcard. The photograph, "In Lambaréné at my table. / To Mrs. Virginia Lous Steer / in memory of her visit to Lam- / baréné," in French, half-length portrait showing him writing. Inscribed in the blank lower margin. 5 3/4x4 inches. The book, "To Mrs. Virginia Lous Steer with / kind regards," in French. Small 8vo, publisher's cloth; faint foxing to preliminaries and subsidiaries; dust jacket with some chipping to spine panel ends. Later edition. London, (1956). The postcard, undated, featuring a photograph showing Schweitzer standing on the landing dock in Lambaréné. Signed on blank correspondence side. 12mo. Lambaréné, 26 July 1962