HARVEY CUSHING, THE PIONEERING NEUROSURGEON, SIGNS AND INSCRIBES A COPY OF HIS: ”CONSECRATIO MEDICI AND OTHER PAPERS”
CUSHING, HARVEY (1869-1939) American neurosurgeon and pioneer of brain surgery. His book, Consecratio Medici and Other Papers. Boston. Little, Brown, and Company. 1929. Fourth printing. Signed on front free end paper: ”With the sincere regards of Harvey Cushing.” Blue cloth cover with gilt lettering and blind embossed publisher’s device stamped at center of upper board. 276 pages, octavo.
ALBERT EINSTEIN ~~ WRITING IN THE YEAR  OF GENERAL RELATIVITY
EINSTEIN, ALBERT (1879–1955). Theoretical, Nobel Prize winning physicist. Scarce, early, Autograph Letter Signed, “A. Einstein”. Sellin, [Germany] July 24, 1915. To “dear Friends”. [Wander and Gertruida de Haas. He was a Dutch physicist and mathematician. Best know for his: Shubnikov-de Haas effect, de Haas-van Alphen effect and the Einstein-deHaas effect].
DR. BENJAMIN WATERHOUSE. — A VERY RARE AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED FROM THE PIONEER OF VACCINATION IN THE UNITED STATES — HE HELPED ERADICATE SMALL POX
WATERHOUSE, BENJAMIN. (1754-1846). American physician; co-founder and professor of Harvard Medical School; known for being the first doctor to test the smallpox vaccine in the United States, which he carried out on his own family. Very rare Autograph Letter Signed, “Benjn. Waterhouse”. One full page, quarto. Cambridge, January 5, 1799. Very fine condition.
WITH A HARLEY-DAVIDSON… “THE MORE THE MERRIER” “CERTAINLY APPLIES TO A BUNCH OF LIVE, CARE-FREE MOTORCYCLE RIDERS. THERE ARE SO MANY PLACES TO GO, SO MANY NEW THINGS TO SEE, AND SO MUCH SPORT AND FUN TO ENJOY WITH A HARLEY-DAVIDSON…”
DAVIDSON, ARTHUR. (1881–1950). One of the Original Founders of Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Uncommon Typed Letter Signed “Arthur Davidson”, on Harley-Davidson letterhead. One page, quarto. “Milwaukee, February 20, 1936, to Mr. Marcus Hilden, Ellsworth, Wisconsin.
ONE OF THE RAREST SIGNATURES IN ALL OF SCIENCE! — SIR WILLIAM HARVEY
HARVEY, WILLIAM (1578-1657) English Physician; made influential contributions in anatomy and physiology; was the first known physician to describe completely, and in detail, the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped to the brain and the rest of the body by the heart. An impressive, and excessively rare Manuscript Document Signed, “Will Harvey”.
EINSTEIN TACKLES ONE OF THE GREATEST UNSOLVED MYSTERIES OF ‘MAN’-KIND! — THE ‘EQUATION’ OF “WOMEN” ~ AS EXPLAINED BY ALBERT EINSTEIN TO HIS SON — ‘YOU SEEM TO KEEP KNOCKING ABOUT WITH THE ETERNAL-FEMININE.’ — “DON’T STICK WITH THE OLDER GIRLFRIEND… RATHER LOOK FOR A HARMLESS GIRLFRIEND, BECAUSE SHE IS MORE LIKE A FRIENDLY GAME, OTHERWISE YOU MAY WELL GET INTO TROUBLE”
EINSTEIN, ALBERT. (1879-1955) German physicist. Revealing Autograph Letter Signed, “Papa”, in German. One full page, oblong quarto. No place, no date. Very fine condition. To his son, Tetel.
THOMAS ALVA EDISON — A SIMPLY SUPERB, LARGE IMPERIAL CABINET PHOTOGRAPH — INSCRIBED WITH A SIGNIFICANT ASSOCIATION TO WILLIAM LIEB — THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE EDISON ELECTRIC ILLUMINATING COMPANY
EDISON, THOMAS A. (1847-1931). American inventor of the phonograph and the light bulb. Very rare, superb, imperial cabinet Photograph Signed and inscribed: “To my friend Lieb / from Thomas A. Edison, / Orange NJ USA Oct. 29, 1891.” Huge 7 ¼ ‘ x 11 ¾’ inches, [image size]. Mounted to a slightly larger original photographer’s mount [7 1/2 x 12 inches].