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Sale 2461 Lot 79
(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
Estimate $500 - 750
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.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $845