HYMAN RICKOVER, THE FATHER OF THE AMERICAN NUCLEAR NAVY ANNOUNCES THE COMPLEATION OF THE SEA TRIALS OF THE USS SIMON BOLIVAR, THE 31ST POLARIS SUBMARINE AND GIVES A STUNNING RECOUNTING OF THE EPIC LIFE AND NATURE OF THE SOUTH AMERICAN PATRIOT!
RICKOVER, HYMAN GEORGE. (1900-86). United States naval officer responsible for developing the nuclear-powered submarine. Wonderful Typed Letter Signed, “H.G. Rickover”, on imprinted USS Simon Bolivar (SSBN641), Care of Fleet Post Office letterhead. Two full pages, quarto. “At Sea, North Atlantic”, September 28, 1965. Excellent condition.
A HIGHLY IMPORTANT JOHN STEINBECK ARCHIVE CONCERNING HIS BOOK: NOTHING SO MONSTROUS, ~~ FIRST PUBLISHED AS CHAPTER SIX OF: PASTURES FROM HEAVEN ~~ “ I HAVE NO OBJECTIONS TO THE REMOVAL OF THE SWASTIKA… THIS TOUCHINESS IS… ONE OF THE REASONS WHY THE JEWISH PEOPLE ARE MISTREATED… ANYWAY CHANGE IT FOR ALL I CARE. WHAT NONSENCE.”
STEINBECK, JOHN. (1902-1968). American writer and Nobel laureate, who described in his work the unremitting struggle of people who depend on the soil for their livelihood. Superb, and Highly Important archive of five  letters [three Autograph Letters, and two Typed Letters] Signed: “John Steinbeck” and “J.S.” Los Gatos, California, 1936. To Frederick B. Adams Jr., regarding the publication of Steinbeck’s short story: Nothing So Monstrous.
ALSO INCLUDED IS AN ORIGINAL TYPED MANUSCRIPT PAGE, CONTAINING SEVERAL CORRECTIONS IN STEINBECK’S HAND, THAT IS AN EPILOGUE TO THE VIGNETTE.