104 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010  | 
(212) 254-4710  |  Mon - Fri, 10AM - 6PM
Follow Us:
  • We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.

    (212) 254-4710 ext. 0
    Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM


    Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to phonebids@swanngalleries.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.

    Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.

    Sale 2502 | Lot 116
    Price Realized: $313With Buyer's Premium
    Show Hammer Price
    • Click Image To Enlarge

      Additional Images
    • Sale 2502 Lot 116

      (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

      Estimate $100 - 200

      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."

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $313