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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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EINSTEIN, IN THE LAST YEAR OF HIS LIFE COMMENTS:  “I HAVE NOTHING CLEVER TO SAY.  INDEED, I HAVE BECOME A KIND OF AUTHORITY, BUT NOT ENOUGH TO NOT NOTICE WHEN I SAY SOMETHING SILLY.”

EINSTEIN, ALBERT.  (1879-1955).   German-born American physicist and Nobel laureate.  Typed Letter Signed, “A. Einstein”, in German, on his name-imprinted, blind-embossed stationery.  One page, quarto.  “112, Mercer Street, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.” January 10, 1955.

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MAX PLANCK – NOBEL PRZE WINNING PHYSICIST — QUANTUM THEORY

PLANCK, MAX.  (1858–1947).  Nobel Prize winning German physicist who pioneered the understanding of quantum theory.  Typed Letter Signed “Planck” on Der Prasident de Kaiser  [The President / of the Emperor Wihelm Society],  [Germany] imprinted letterhead. One page, quarto. July 27, 1932.

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SAMUEL COLT:   THE INVENTOR OF THE REVOLVER

COLT, SAMUEL.  (1814-62).  American inventor of the revolver.  Rare, and early, Autograph Document Signed, “Samuel Colt”.  One page, small octavo.  New York, October 15, 1836. 

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CURIE WRITES:   “I HAVE HAD AN AMERICAN SCIENTIST DOING EXPERIMENTS WITH THE RADIUM YOU GAVE ME.  OF COURSE,  I HAVE DONE EXPERIMENTS WITH IT TOO, AND WILL CONTINUE”  —-    “I AM SENDING YOU… THE SIGNED CONTRACT  FOR MY BOOK,  AND THE IMPROVED TEXT OF THE STORY OF MY LIFE”

CURIE, MARIE. (1867-1934). Polish-born French chemist, two time Nobel Prize winner, the only woman to receive two Nobel Prizes in two different fields.  Superb Typed Letter Signed, “M. Curie,” in English, on imprinted Faculte des Sciences de Paris letterhead. One very full page, quarto. “12, rue Cuvier, Paris,” November 5, 1922.

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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN  –   PENS A RECEIPT FOR 30 POUNDS PAYMENT, FOR ONE YEAR’S INTEREST ON A BOND

FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN.  Attractive Autograph Document Signed, “B. Franklin”.  One page, oblong octavo.  [Philadelphia].  July 3, 1789. 

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RARE OFFPRINT PAMPHLET SIGNED BY PAVLOV

PAVLOV, IVAN.  (1849–1936).  Russian physiologist, psychologist, and physician; best known for his investigation of conditioned reflex through the use of experiments involving salivating dogs.   Exceedingly rare, Original German offprint of Pavlov’s article titled: “Die normale Tatigkeit und allgemine Konstitution ser Grosshirnrinde [The normal Activity and General Constitution of the Cerebral Hemispheres].   Skandin Archive of Physiology,  1923. Vol XLIV, Walter de Gruyter & Co, Berlin and Leipzig.    Approx 6 x 9 inches, octavo.  10 pages.  Boldly Signed by Pavlov, on the upper right corner “Vom Verfasser” [from/by the author].

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LORD KELVIN DECLINES TO ACQUIRE THE BONAPARTE LIBRARY

KELVIN, LORD [WILLIAM THOMSON, 1st BARON].  (1824-1907) British Mathematical Physicist & Engineer, namesake of the Kelvin Scale.  Manuscript Letter Signed “Kelvin”, on imprinted “The University, Glasgow” stationery.  1¼ pages,, small octavo. January 24, 1896. [Scotland].

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