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Important Signed & Inscribed Books and Photographs

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT —  CONFRONTS THE 1916 NYC POLIO EPIDEMIC

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE.  (1858-1919).  Twenty-sixth President of the United States (1901-9).  Autograph Letter Signed, “Theodore Roosevelt”, on his imprinted Sagamore Hill note card.  One full page, 16mo. 

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A MOST INTERESTING COLLECTION OF CONGRATULATORY LETTERS UPON A TESTIMONIAL DINNER FOR AMBROSE SWASEY, A LEADING SCIENTIST AND INVENTOR THAT INCLUDES LETTERS FROM ORVILLE WRIGHT AND THOMAS EDISON AND MANY MORE OF THE LEADING SCIENTIFIC / INDUSTRIAL MINDS OF THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY

ORVILLE WRIGHT —  Typed Letter Singed, “Orville Wright,” on his name-imprinted letter head. One page, quarto.  May 12, 1929.

THOMAS EDISON —  Typed Letter Signed, “Thos. A Edison,” on his name-imprinted “From the Laboratory of” stationery. One page, octavo. May 6, 1926.

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PETER M. ROGET AUTHOR OF THE FAMOUS THESAURUS THAT BEARS HIS NAME COLLABORATES WITH PHYSICIST MICHAEL FARADAY

ROGET, PETER M.  (1779-1869).  English scholar and physician; best known for compiling the famous Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases; Secretary of the Royal Society (1827-1849); Fullerian professor of physiology at Royal Society.   Noteworthy, and a superb association Autograph Letter Signed, “P. M. Roget”.  Three pages, quarto.  London, November 25, 1837. 

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GEORGE WASHINGTON GOETHALS ~ THE CHIEF ENGINEER FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE PANAMA CANAL

GOETHALS, GEORGE WASHINGTON. (1858-1928) U.S. Army officer and Civil Engineer; best known for his administration and supervision of the construction and the opening of the Panama Canal.  Uncommon Typed Letter Signed, “G. W. Goethals,” on Isthmian Canal Commission letterhead. One page, quarto. Culebra. December 4, 1913.  Fine condition.

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DR. WILLIAM GORGAS — THE PHYSICIAN WHOSE WORK IN CONTROLLING MALARIA AND YELLOW FEVER MADE CONSTRUCTION OF THE PANAMA CANAL POSSIBLE

GORGAS, WILLIAM C. (1854-1920).  Army physician and Surgeon General of the United States Army; best known for his work combating the transmission of yellow fever and malaria by controlling the mosquitoes that carry them; his strategy was greeted with considerable skepticism and opposition to such hygiene measures; the measures he put into practice as the head of the Panama Canal Zone Sanitation Commission saved thousands of lives and contributed to the success of the Canal’s construction. Surprisingly uncommon Typed Letter Signed, “W.C. Gorgas,” on War Department, Office of the Surgeon General letterhead. One page, quarto. Washington March 31, 1916.  Very fine condition.

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SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN  ~~ THE FAMED BRITISH ARCHITECT, RESPONSIBLE FOR DESIGNING ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL IN LONDON, IN HIS ROLE AS DIRECTOR OF HIS MAJESTIES ROYAL HOSPITAL IN CHELSEA

WREN, CHRISTOPHER (1632-1723). English architect, who played a leading role in the rebuilding of London following the devastating Great Fire of 1666, and whose St. Paul’s Cathedral takes a place among the greatest designs in the history of architecture. Scarce Manuscript Document Signed, “Chr. Wren.” One page, large folio. [9.75 x 15 inches].  No place [London]. March 11, 1698. 

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MAX NORDAU REFLECTS ON ZIONISM: THERE IS ONE THING [THAT] RECONCILES THE LESS PLEASANT FACT OF GETTING OLDER: THAT IS THE KNOWLEDGE THAT ONE HAS NOT LIVED THE PAST YEAR SOLELY FOR ONESELF, BUT RATHER IN THE TRUE FULFILLMENT OF DUTY FOR OTHERS, FOR THE ENTIRE [JEWISH] PEOPLE .

NORDEAU, MAX. (1849-1923). Zionist leader; born Max Simon Sudfeld; early Jewish nationalist who was instrumental in establishing recognition of Palestine as a potential Jewish homeland. Scarce Typed Note Signed, ”Dr. M. Nordeau,” in German, on a 10 centime French postcard. Julloville. August 2, 1902.

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