SIR ISAAC NEWTON – HIS BOLD SIGNATURE, “NEWTON” — CIRCA 1707
NEWTON, SIR ISAAC. (1642 – 1727) English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognized as one of the most influential scientists of all time. His bold signature “Newton” as clipped from a larger document.
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”.
RARE AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED OF JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. (1785-1851). American Ornithologist. Rare Autograph Note Signed, “John J. Audubon”. One page, oblong, octavo. No place [London], June 1835.
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].
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE: “WITH REGARD TO THE FEMALE NURSING SERVICE FOR MILITARY HOSPITALS…WE DO NOT LOOK OUT FOR SITUATIONS FOR LADIES; WE TRAIN THEM FOR SITUATIONS.” — “WE DESIRE TO FIND LADIES TO BE TRAINED AS HOSPITAL SUPERINTENDENTS FOR WHOM THERE IS AN EVER INCREASING DEMAND, WITH GOOD SALARIES, FOR HOSPITALS BOTH AT HOME, IN THE COLONIES, AND IN INDIA. THE DEMAND IS, IN FACT, FAR BEYOND OUR POWER OF SUPPLY.”
NIGHTINGALE, FLORENCE. (1820-1910). British nurse, hospital reformer, humanitarian and founder of modern nursing. Outstanding Autograph Letter Signed “Florence Nightingale” on imprinted 35 South Street, Park Lane, W. stationary. Four full pages, octavo. London, Feb. 16, 1867.
JAMES WATT EXTENDS HIS HEARTFELT THANKS TO HIS DOCTOR FOR KEEPING HIS FAMILY HEALTHY
WATT, JAMES. (1736-1819) Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose improvements to the steam engine were fundamental to the Industrial Revolution. Rare Autograph Letter Signed, “James Watt.” One page, quarto. Birmingham, January 9, 1790. To his Doctor.