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    Sale 2502 | Lot 121
    Price Realized: $313With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2502 Lot 121

      (SCIENTISTS.) Group of 5 letters, each to physicist Jeremy Bernstein: Eugene Paul Wigner (2) * Max Ferdinand Perutz * Hans A. Bethe * John Stewart Bell. Format and condition vary. Vp, 1964-87

      Estimate $200 - 300

      Wigner. Two TLsS, "Eugene," asking whether he would write an article on civil defense rather than one on his own work, and arranging a visit. Together 2 pages, 4to, "Oak Ridge National Laboratory" stationery. Oak Ridge, TN, 31 December 1964; 24 March 1965 * Perutz. ALS, "M F Perutz," concerning his views on the interviews of captured German scientists at Farm Hall, near Cambridge, England, in 1945 ["Operation Epsilon"]. 2 pages, 4to, "MRC" stationery. Cambridge, 3 March 1987 * Bethe. TLS, agreeing to be interviewed for a New Yorker article. 1 page, 4to, "Laboratory of Nuclear Studies" stationery. Ithaca, 13 September 1977 * Bell. TLS, "John Bell," suggesting lecture topics for an upcoming conference at CERN. 1/2 page, 4to, "European Organization for Nuclear Research" stationery. Geneva, 19 May 1983.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $313