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Lot: 1 - Provocative and Humorous Comments by Henry Adams

“Authors are sensitive both to praise and blame because they know better than anyone else the shortcomings of their own works” ADAMS, HENRY. (1838-1918). Historian, author and grandson of John Quincy Adams whose celebrated The

Lot: 2 - Masterful Original Design by Carl Alberg, Swedish

Original, Hand-Drawn Carl Alberg Motor Boat Design ALBERG, CARL. (1900-1986). Swedish-born, American boat designer and pioneer of fiberglass yacht design. Detailed deck plan and side elevation for a 21’ motor boat, drawn in pencil and

Lot: 3 - Queen Elizabeth II's Philandering Brother-in-Law,

ARMSTRONG-JONES, ANTONY. (1930-2017). Celebrated British filmmaker and photographer who was married to Queen Elizabeth II’s sister, Princess Margaret. ALS. (“Tony & Lucy”). 2pp. 8vo. London, December 2, [1991]. On his London

Lot: 4 - William Astor's Faked Death: "It does not fall to

“It does not fall to the lot of every man to read his own obituary notices & I observe with great interest that the comments are written in a far kindlier spirit than the papers have shown toward me for many a day” ASTOR,

Lot: 5 - What Was Going on At Harvard on November 30, 1877?

What Was Going on At Harvard on November 30, 1877? HARVARD UNIVERSITY AUTOGRAPH ALBUM. A brown leather autograph book with ornate gold-embossed decoration on the front cover and gilt-edges pages containing signatures of some of Harvard

Lot: 6 - J. M. Barrie Scottish Author of "Peter Pan"

BARRIE, J.M. (1860-1937) Scottish novelist best remembered for Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up. CS. (“Yours Truly J. M. Barrie”). 1p. 32mo. N.p., N.d. Barrie, born into a large family, was much affected by the death

Lot: 7 - Uncommon ALS by "America the Beautiful" author

BATES, KATHARINE LEE. (1859-1929). Prolific author of poems, children’s books and, most notably, the poem “America the Beautiful.” ALS. (“Katharine Lee Bates”). 1p. 8vo. Wellesley, November 24, 1923. On Wellesley College

Lot: 8 - Uncommon Autograph Letter by Samuel Beckett,

Uncommon Autograph Letter by Samuel Beckett, Author of "Waiting for Godot" BECKETT, SAMUEL. (1906-1989). Irish avant-garde poet and playwright; regarded as one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. ALS. (“Beckett”). 1p.

Lot: 9 - Sir Thomas Beecham Sells Valuable Columbia Records

Sir Thomas Beecham Sells Valuable Columbia Records Royalties BEECHAM, SIR THOMAS. (1879-1961). Internationally acclaimed English conductor. ALS. (“Thomas Beecham”). 6pp. 8vo. London, September 12, 1954. On his Weymouth Street

Lot: 10 - "A Fly in Amber," Max Beerbohm's Charming Letter

BEERBOHM, MAX. (1872-1956). English essayist and caricaturist. ALS. (“Max Beerbohm”). 2½pp. 12mo. London, N.d. (“Saturday”). On Upper Berkeley Street stationery. To British editor, translator and journalist FREDERIC WHYTE

Lot: 11 - Famous Utopian Novelist of "Looking Backward,"

The Author of Looking Backward Sends Its Sequel, Equality BELLAMY, EDWARD. (1850-1898). American author and socialist best known for his influential utopian novel Looking Backward, which inspired the establishment of Nationalist Clubs across the

Lot: 12 - Revolutionary Austrian Composer of "Lulu," Alban

BERG, ALBAN. (1885-1935). Austrian composer who, with his teacher Arnold Schoenberg and colleague Anton Webern, founded the Second Viennese School, characterized by atonality and a twelve-tone notational system. TLS. (“Alban Berg”).

Lot: 13 - Alban Berg, Composer of "Wozzeck" Comments on a

BERG, ALBAN. (1885-1935). Austrian composer who, with his teacher Arnold Schoenberg and colleague Anton Webern, founded the Second Viennese School, characterized by atonality and a twelve-tone notational system. ALS. (“Alb Bg”). 2pp.

Lot: 14 - Stunning Large Image of Sarah Bernhardt Acting on

BERNHARDT, SARAH. (1844-1923). Celebrated French actress known as “the Divine Sarah,” best remembered for her role as Marguérite Gautier, the redeemed courtesan in Alexandre Dumas fils’ La Dame aux Camélias. SP.

Lot: 15 - 16-Year Old Leonard Bernstein Muses on Boston's

16-Year-Old Leonard Bernstein Muses on the Ethnic Nature of Boston’s Chinatown and its Inhabitants BERNSTEIN, LEONARD. (1918-1990). American composer, conductor, teacher, and pianist. AMsS. (“Leonard Bernstein” and

Lot: 16 - Childhood Essay by Boston Latin Student Leonard

Childhood Essay by Leonard Bernstein about John Galsworthy BERNSTEIN, LEONARD. (1918-1990). American composer, conductor, teacher, and pianist. AMsS. (“Leonard Bernstein”). 3pp. 8vo. (Boston), October 15, 1934. A school outline and

Lot: 17 - Lengthy Bismarck Autograph Letter Signed,

Lengthy Autograph Letter Signed by Bismarck, Germany’s First Chancellor BISMARCK, PRINCE OTTO VON. (1815-1898). Prussian statesman, and the German Empire’s first chancellor. ALS. (“v. Bismarck”). 1 2/3pp. 4to. Frankfurt,

Lot: 18 - South Africa's First President, Louis Botha,

South Africa’s First President Admonishes a Minister: “The state of affairs in regard to the Administration of the Railways… does not agree with what I understood from you” BOTHA, LOUIS. (1862-1919). First prime minister

Lot: 19 - Early Justice Brandeis Zionist-Related Letter:

“Knowledge of Palestinian conditions which we believe will be of great service to the Zionist cause” BRANDEIS, LOUIS D. (1856-1941). American Supreme Court justice and Zionist. TLS. (“Louis D. Brandeis”). 1p. 4to. New

Lot: 20 - Justice Brandeis Comes to the Aid of his Two

Justice Brandeis Comes to the Aid of his Two Cousins in Nazi Occupied Austria BRANDEIS, LOUIS D. (1856-1941). Supreme Court Justice. ALS. (“Louis D. Brandeis”). 1p. Small 8vo. Washington, D.C., May 13, 1938. On Supreme Court

Lot: 21 - Justice Brandeis Offers Support to His Recently

BRANDEIS, LOUIS D. (1856-1941). Supreme Court Justice. ALS. (“Louis D. Brandeis”). 1p. Small 8vo. Chatham, August 29, 1939. Written on his wife’s stationery to his Viennese second cousins, recently resettled in New York City, Betty

Lot: 22 - Famed Photographer, Brassai, Writes from 007's

Famous Photographer Brassai Writes about an Exhibition and his Health from an English Spa that Inspired Ian Fleming’s “Shrublands” in Thunderball BRASSAÏ. (1899-1984). Hungarian-French photographer best known for his

Lot: 23 - Archive from Louis Bromfield, Pulitzer-Wrize

BROMFIELD, LOUIS. (1896-1956). Pulitzer Prize-winning American author and agricultural pioneer. Archive of 10 letters (three secretarially signed), an original sepia photograph of Bromfield, a black-and-white photograph of “the big house”

Lot: 24 - Scopes Monkey Trial Lawyer, W. J. Bryan, Signs

BRYAN, WILLIAM JENNINGS. (1860-1925). American orator and politician. WHCS. (“W. J. Bryan”). 1p. 16mo. (Washington, D.C.), November 23, 1907. A White House card signed by the three-time presidential candidate, best remembered for his role

Lot: 25 - Signed Photograph of the Great Norwegian

Photograph of the Great Norwegian Violinist, Holding his Violin BULL, OLE. (1810-1880). Norwegian violin virtuoso. SP. (“Ole Bull”). 1p. CDV. (Bergen, August 10, 1868). An 1867 sepia photograph of Bull holding his violin against his

Lot: 26 - Western Author Archive of Struthers Burt, founder

“I’m half way through a novel, and novel writing is a dogged, damnable job…” BURT, STRUTHERS. (1882-1954). American writer, poet and dude ranch pioneer. Archive of 7 autograph letters signed. (“Struthers

Lot: 27 - George H. W. Bush Autograph Letter Signed as

President George H.W. Bush Mentions: “Randy Hearst’s editorial about China” BUSH, GEORGE H.W. (b.1924). Forty-first president of the United States and father of George W. Bush, the forty-third president. ALS. (“George

Lot: 28 - Historic 9/11 Speech to Congress Autographed by

President Bush Signs his Address to a Joint Session of Congress Following the 9/11 Attack BUSH, GEORGE W. (b.1946). Forty-third president of the United States. Signed program. (“George Bush”). 8pp. 4to. Washington, D.C., September 20,

Lot: 29 - Scottish Writer Thomas Carlyle Jokes with the

Carlyle Writes His Friend, the Commissioner in Lunacy CARLYLE, THOMAS. (1795-1881). Influential British essayist, historian, and philosopher. ALS. (“T. Carlyle”). 2pp. 16mo. N.p., n.d. To his friend, prominent English writer and

Lot: 30 - Carlyle Reluctantly Sends His Autograph: "Here is

“Here is my ‘autograph’…and much good may it do him” CARLYLE, THOMAS. (1795-1881). Influential British essayist, historian and philosopher. ANS. (“T. Carlyle”). 1p. Oblong 12mo. London, June 14, 1860. To

Lot: 31 - Outrageous ALS by Spymaster John Le Carre

ALS Discussing Politics and Upcoming Film Adaptations of his Books “My Uncle Bradley (I daren’t call him Brad, we haven’t been introduced) Pitt, is supposed to be producing ‘The Night Manager’ for the spring

Lot: 32 - Dictator Fidel Castro Strikes Back at Batista

Castro Strikes Back at Batista Loyalists Just Months After Assuming Power: The Provisional Revolutionary Government is obligated…to ensure the quick reintegration of said illegally obtained goods and assets to the National Patrimony

Lot: 33 - Remarkable 31 Letter Archive by Civil War

“What I propose to discuss is the chain of events which led President Lincoln to dismiss General McClellan – and by chain of events I mean practically everything from the battle of Ball’s Bluff on down through Antietam”

Lot: 34 - Chagall Signs Pristine Sheet of Israeli Stamps

CHAGALL, MARC. (1887-1985). Russian-born, French artist known for his highly personal, fantastical imagery inspired by Russian-Jewish folk themes and village life. Signed and dated sheet of stamps. (Signed “Chagall” in Roman and

Lot: 35 - Lovely Framed Signature of Chaliapin, Russia's

CHALIAPIN, FEODOR. (1873-1938). Russian bass, and one of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century. CS. (“Souvenir F. Chaliapin”). 1p. 12mo. N.p., N.d. A large cut signature framed with an original early Russian postcard of Chaliapin

Lot: 36 - Charles II Signs a Military Appointment on Guy

CHARLES II. (1630-1685). British king, restored to the throne in 1660 upon the death of Oliver Cromwell and the dissolution of the Protectorate. DS. (“Charles R”). 1p. Oblong Large 4to. Whitehall, November 5, 1664 (Guy Fawkes Day!).

Lot: 37 - Winston Churchill Writes Lloyds Bank on a

CHURCHILL, WINSTON. (1874-1965). British statesman and author; Prime Minister from 1940-45 and 1951-55. TLS. (“Winston S. Churchill”). 1p. 4to. Chartwell, November 9, 1957. On Chartwell stationery. To Mr. A.L. Ball of Lloyds Bank.

Lot: 38 - Signed Photograph of Winston Churchill Seated at

CHURCHILL, WINSTON S. (1874-1965). British statesman and author; prime minister from 1940-45 and 1951-55. SP. (“Winston S. Churchill”). 1p. Oblong 12mo. N.p., N.d. A black-and-white postcard photo depicting Churchill seated at his desk

Lot: 39 - Original Drawing of Churchill Signed at the Time

Signed at the Time of the Famous Dinner with Keynes, McKenna, Bradbury and Niemeyer that Led to Britain’s Disastrous Return to the Gold Standard CHURCHILL, WINSTON. (1874-1965). British statesman, author and prime minister from 1940-45 and

Lot: 40 - Original Drawing Signed by the "Other" Winston

The “Wrong” Churchill CHURCHILL, WINSTON. (1871-1947). American author. Image Signed. (“Winston Churchill”). 1p. Folio. N.p., N.d. (Dated December, 1922 in another hand - possibly Kastor’s). Original pen-and-ink bust

Lot: 41 - Signed White House Card by Frances Cleveland, the

CLEVELAND, FRANCES F. (1864-1947). First lady of the United States. Executive Mansion Card Signed. (“Frances F. Cleveland”). 1p. 16mo. (Washington, D.C.), N.d. Grover Cleveland first met Frances when she was an infant and doted on

Lot: 42 - Cleveland Lobbies Against the McKinley Tarrif Bill

After practicing law and holding several public positions in Erie County, New York, Cleveland was elected mayor of Buffalo on January 1, 1882; exactly one year later, he became Governor of New York. His opposition to political corruption earned him

Lot: 43 - President Clinton to Senator Moynihan about NAFTA

President Clinton to Senator Moynihan about NAFTA and “the important substantive and political issues you have raised” CLINTON, BILL. (b. 1946). Forty-second president of the United States. TLS. (“Bill”). 1p. Large 8vo.

Lot: 44 - President Clinton Against a Balanced Budget

President Clinton Thanks Senator Moynihan for Helping Defeat an Amendment to Balance the Budget which “could have had numerous ill effects on the economy, our nations’ creditworthiness, and our guarantee of Social Security payments to

Lot: 45 - Joseph Conrad Literary Letter Commenting on

“I have no didactic purpose in my writings, as for instance Mr. Kipling has…” CONRAD, JOSEPH. (1857-1924). Polish-born, British novelist; author of Heart of Darkness and Lord Jim as well as many other adventure tales. TLS. With

Lot: 46 - Jack Conroy Letter re: "The Disinherited" and

Fine Literary Letter Mentioning The Disinherited and Richard Wright’s Native Son CONROY, JACK. (1899-1990). American writer who pioneered proletarian literature with his novels The Disinherited and A World to Win. TLS. (“Jack

Lot: 47 - Rare Inscribed Copy of Henry Cowell's Seminal

An Inscribed Copy of Cowell’s Seminal Work COWELL, HENRY. (1897-1965). American composer, pianist and writer on music. Signed book. (“Henry Cowell”). 144pp. 8vo. N.p., N.d. To Evelyn Merrill, the future wife of music publisher

Lot: 48 - Waging Peace in Palestine 1947: Alan Cunningham,

Great Britain’s Last High Commissioner for Palestine Welcomes to Jerusalem, the Chairman of the UN Committee Sent to Make Recommendations on the Territory’s Future CUNNINGHAM, ALAN. (1887-1983). British general and High Commissioner

Lot: 49 - "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" Author Roald

DAHL, ROALD. (1916-1990). British author best known for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach and The Fantastic Mr. Fox. ALS. (“Roald Dahl”). 1p. Tall 4to. New York, October 14 [1955]. To American writer and Playboy

Lot: 50 - Charles Darwin Autograph Envelope to Charles

DARWIN, CHARLES. (1809-1882). English naturalist; first to suggest a theory of evolution by natural selection. Autograph envelope (unsigned). 1p. 24mo. Northampton, April 25, 1876. An envelope addressed in Darwin’s hand to a supporter, Charles

Lot: 51 - Sir Humphry Davy's Historic Letter Announcing His

Sir Humphry Davy’s Historic Letter Announcing His Invention of the Coal Miner's Safety Lamp: “I have never received so much pleasure from the result of any of my chemical labours” DAVY, SIR HUMPHRY. (1778-1829). English

Lot: 52 - Naval Hero Stephen Decatur to Commodore John

Naval Hero Stephen Decatur to Commodore John Rodgers Five Months before Decatur’s Death in a Duel DECATUR, STEPHEN. (1779-1820). Celebrated American naval officer, remembered for his naval adventures and death in a duel with Captain James

Lot: 53 - Four Page Autograph Letter Signed by Benjamin

“I have not seen you since the peace!” DISRAELI, BENJAMIN. (1804-1881). British author and politician who served as prime minister from 1874 to 1880. ALS. (“Disraeli”). 4pp. 8vo. London, August 6, 1859. On his Grosvenor

Lot: 54 - 7 Measures from Disney "Fantasia" Classic, Paul

Dukas Pens Seven Measures from “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” Memorably Used in Disney’s Fantasia DUKAS, PAUL. (1865-1935). French music critic, instructor and composer; creator of the immensely popular symphonic poem The

Lot: 55 - Magnificent Signed Photo of Antonin Dvorak,

DVORAK, ANTONIN. (1841-1904). Czech composer; Along with Smetana and Janacek, Dvorak is considered one of the three greatest exponents of the Czech nationalist tradition in music. SP. (“Antonin Dvorak”). 1p. Small 8vo. (Approximately 3

Lot: 56 - Rare Signed Photograph of Amelia Earhart in Front

Rare Signed Photograph of America’s Most Famous Aviatrix in Front of Her Lockheed Vega EARHART, AMELIA. (1897-1937?). American aviatrix; the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic and who, in July 1937, mysteriously

Lot: 57 - "Drums Along the Mohawk" Author Walter Edmonds'

“DRUMS has sold somewhere around 230,000 I believe, but it is now slowed way down. They have done a script of it for the movies and I suspect it will be out in the fall. Fonda, Claudette Colbert, and Edna May Oliver…” EDMONDS,

Lot: 58 - President Eisenhower Appoints Civil War Historian

President Eisenhower Appoints Civil War Historian Bruce Catton a Member of the Civil War Centennial Commission EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. (1890-1969). American officer and thirty-fourth president of the United States. DS. (“Dwight D.

Lot: 60 - President Eisenhower's Goal: "advancing our

“Our good progress in advancing our people’s interest and furthering the cause of world peace…” EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. (1890-1969). American soldier and thirty-fourth president of the United States. TLS. (“DE”).

Lot: 61 - Ruth Elder Manuscript Just Two Days after her

Ruth Elder, Just Two Days after Returning from her Failed Attempt as the First Woman to Fly Across the Atlantic Wonders: “Just how far can a woman go in aviation?” ELDER, RUTH. (1902-1977). American aviation pioneer and actress

Lot: 62 - Rare Autograph Letter Signed by Florence Farr, a

Rare Autograph Letter Signed by Florence Farr, a Muse of W.B. Yeats FARR, FLORENCE. (1860-1917). British actress, playwright, producer, mystic, feminist, mistress of George Bernard Shaw, and longtime collaborator of W.B. Yeats on the half-spoken,

Lot: 63 - Rubber Man Harvey Firestone's Efforts "to make the

Firestone’s Efforts “to make the United States independent in obtaining its rubber supply” FIRESTONE, HARVEY. (1868-1938). American businessman and founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. TLS. (“H.S.

Lot: 64 - Oil Man Flagler Stock Issued to Florida East Coast

Standard Oil Stock Certificate Signed by Flagler and Issued to Florida East Coast Railway President W.H. Beardsley FLAGLER, HENRY M. (1830-1913). American financier who, after making his fortune in oil, developed large swaths of Florida land.

Lot: 65 - Supreme Court Justice Frankfurter on Good Friends

FRANKFURTER, FELIX. (1882-1965). Austrian-born, American jurist; Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (1939-1962). ALS. (“FF”). 2pp. Oblong 8vo. Washington, D.C., February 7, 1964. On his Supreme Court stationery to which

Lot: 66 - Oversize Signed Photograph of Felix Frankfurter,

FRANKFURTER, FELIX. (1882-1965). Austrian-born, American jurist; Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. SP. (“Felix Frankfurter”). 1p. Folio. N.p., N.d. (1939). Inscribed, “For Herbert and Maggie Swope – friends

Lot: 67 - King Frederick the Great Deals with an Army

Frederick the Great Deals with a Deserter FREDERICK THE GREAT, KING OF PRUSSIA. (1712-1786). King of Prussia beginning in 1740. LS. (“Frch”). 2/3p. 4to. Berlin, March 25, 1752. In German with translation. “His most gracious

Lot: 68 - Frémont Autograph Letter Signed about

Frémont Builds a Controversial Railroad Across Costa Rica! FRÉMONT, JOHN C. (1813-1890). American officer, explorer and politician; A Union Major general in the Civil War, in 1856 Fremont ran unsuccessfully against James Buchanan as the

Lot: 69 - Vermont Poet Robert Frost Confesses: "I haven't

“I haven’t found much to do with myself” FROST, ROBERT. (1874-1963). American poet and four time Pulitzer Prize winner; author of such beloved poems as The Road Not Taken, Mending Wall and Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening.

Lot: 70 - Four-Time Pulitzer Prize Winner Robert Frost

“I could take my wages out of them and throw the reading for you in extra” FROST, ROBERT. (1874-1963). American poet and four time Pulitzer Prize winner; author of such beloved poems as The Road Not Taken, Mending Wall and Stopping by

Lot: 71 - Quaker Reformer, Elizabeth Fry, Asks if the

“I should also feel much obliged if thy brother the Prefet de Police would give him an order to visit the Prisons in Paris” FRY, ELIZABETH. (1780-1845). Prominent English Quaker, philanthropist and prison reformer. ALS. (“Eliz.

Lot: 72 - Humorous Inscription with Drawings by Physicist

George Gamow is Still Unsure About Quasars GAMOW, GEORGE. (1904-1968). Russian-born, American physicist and cosmologist. Signed offprint. (“Geo”). 4pp. 4to. N.p., Between November 1967 and August 1968. Inscribed offprint

Lot: 73 - Military Content George III Autograph Letter

“The ordering of the Militia is certainly a wise measure” GEORGE III. (1738-1820). King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover. ALS. (“Your most affectionate Father, George R”). 1p. 4to. Queen’s Palace, February 4,

Lot: 74 - King George VI Royal Presentation Bindings of the

The King’s Bible GEORGE VI, KING OF THE UNITED KINGDOM. (1895-1952). Rare presentation set (unsigned) of three volumes comprising the Holy Bible, The Book of Common Prayer, and Hymns Ancient and Modern uniformly bound in black morocco,

Lot: 75 - American "Beat" Poet, Allen Ginsberg, Manages His

Allen Ginsberg Manages His Hungarian Finances GINSBERG, ALLEN. (1926-1997). American poet; author of the cult favorite Howl. DS and (Signed twice “Allen Ginsberg”). 1p. 4to. N.p., October 17, 1990. A printed (typed) document

Lot: 76 - Rare Letter from Robert Goddard "Big Rocket Man"

Rare Letter from the Pioneer of American Rocketry GODDARD, ROBERT. (1882-1945). American physicist and pioneer in modern rocketry and astronautics technology; developed the first successful liquid-fuel rocket. TLS. (“R. H. Goddard”).

Lot: 77 - Enrique Granados Rare Autograph Manuscript of a

GRANADOS, ENRIQUE. (1867-1916). Spanish pianist and composer; creator of the piano suite and opera Goyescas. AMusMs. (Unsigned). 1p. Oblong Folio. N.p., N.d. A complete waltz entitled Tempo De Vals, an F Major piano work comprised of 46 bars on two

Lot: 78 - Lady Gregory Praises Yeats and his Play Adding

Lady Gregory Praises Yeats and his Play Adding that the Actors, “have raised the dignity of Ireland” GREGORY, LADY. (1852-1932). Irish author, patron of the Irish Literary Revival and, with poet W.B. Yeats, co-founder of the Irish

Lot: 79 - Olaf Gulbransson Original Romantic Drawing by

Original Drawing by Norwegian Artist and Caricaturist GULBRANSSON, OLAF. (1873-1958). Norwegian caricaturist and portraitist. Signed drawing. (“Olaf und Grete Gulbransson”). 1p. 8vo. (Stuttgart, January 10, 1910). Drawing of a potted

Lot: 80 - Otto Hahn Colorful Signed Postcard of a Floral

Colorful Postcard of a Floral Wreath Autographed by Otto Hahn HAHN, OTTO. (1879-1968). German chemist and physicist; co-discoverer (with Lise Meitner) of protactinium. Awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1944 for his work on nuclear fission.

Lot: 81 - Bret Harte Fine Literary Letter Written While U.S.

“It will hardly be possible for me to leave Glasgow in time to attend the Rabelais dinner” HARTE, BRET. (1836-1902). American writer who memorialized the California Gold Rush in his short fiction. ALS. (“Bret Harte”).

Lot: 82 - Archive from Burnt Creek Author Ernest Haycox with

“Writing a book is sad enough business and drudgery enough to be both its own reward and punishment” HAYCOX, ERNEST. (1899-1950). Prolific American author of Western fiction including the Burnt Creek stories. Archive of 19 letters.

Lot: 83 - Vladimir Horowitz Signs Photograph on Valentine's

HOROWITZ, VLADIMIR. (1904-1989). Ukrainian-born, American pianist. SP. (“V Horowitz”). 1p. 8vo. N.p., February 14, 1983. A black-and-white bust pose of Horowitz sporting his trademark bowtie. Horowitz’s illustrious career began

Lot: 84 - Rare Literary Letter by Douglas Ross Hyde,

Rare Literary Letter by Douglas Ross Hyde, Ireland’s First President HYDE, DOUGLAS ROSS (Pseudonym: AN CRAOIBHÍN AOIBHINN). (1860-1949). Irish scholar, linguist, author and politician; a leading member of the Gaelic Revival and the

Lot: 85 - Fine Augustus John Letter Mentioning his Paintings

Fine Augustus John Letter Mentioning his Paintings JOHN, AUGUSTUS. (1878-1961). Welsh Post-Impressionist painter, etcher and portraitist. ALS. (“Augustus John”). 1p. 8vo. Salisbury, February 8, 1935. To Mr. Pollock. “The

Lot: 86 - Outstanding L.B. Johnson Letter as President:

“Nothing is more important to our future than pursuit of the cause of equal justice and equal opportunity” JOHNSON, LYNDON B. (1908-1973). Thirty-sixth president of the United States. TLS. (“L.B.J.”). 1p. 4to. Austin,

Lot: 87 - J. Rosamund Johnson, Composer of the 'Negro

The Composer of the “Negro National Anthem,” Lift Every Voice and Sing, Mentions his Enduring Work JOHNSON, J. ROSAMUND. (1873-1954). American composer best remembered for Lift Every Voice and Sing, popularly known as the “Negro

Lot: 88 - Inscribed Photograph by J. Rosamund Johnson,

Inscribed Photograph by the Composer of the “Negro National Anthem,” “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” to his Future Wife JOHNSON, J. ROSAMUND. (1873-1954). American composer best remembered for “Lift Every Voice and

Lot: 89 - Empress Josephine Requests Compensation for a

Josephine Requests Compensation for a Bolognese Farmer Whose Hemp Was Confiscated by Napoleon’s Army during the First Campaign against the Papal States BONAPARTE, JOSEPHINE. (1763-1814). French empress; first wife of Napoleon I. ALS.

Lot: 90 - Sensational Jacqueline Kennedy Handwritten Letter

Jackie to Her Former “Lover:” “How lovely to hear from you” KENNEDY, JACQUELINE. (1929-1994). First Lady; married President John F. Kennedy and then shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. ALS. (“Jackie”). 1p. 8vo.

Lot: 91 - Hungarian Revolutionary Leader, Lajos Kossuth,

“The cause of freedom in Hungary” KOSSUTH, LAJOS. (1802-1894). Hungarian patriot and statesman. LS. (“L Kossuth”). ½p. 4to. Albany, June 5, 1852. To Mrs. A.F. Page. “Please accept my warmest thanks for your

Lot: 92 - Uncommon ALS by German Feminist Writer Fanny

LEWALD, FANNY. (1811-1889). German feminist author best known for her six-volume autobiography Meine Lebensgeschichte. ALS. (“Fanny Lewald Stahr”). 2pp. 12mo. (approximately 2½” x 3¾”). N.p., November 23, 1887. To

Lot: 93 - F.H. Meserve Archive: Notable Civil War and

LINCOLN & CIVIL WAR SCHOLAR FREDERICK HILL MESERVE. Archive of 14 letters related to New York’s Civil War Round Table of New York and his important photography collection. Including one signed photograph of Meserve accompanied by

Lot: 94 - Lincoln's Son Robert to Lincoln's Biographer Hay

LINCOLN, ROBERT TODD. (1843-1926). American Secretary of War and eldest son of President Abraham Lincoln. ALS. (“R.T.L.”). 1p. Oblong 12mo. [Washington], N.d. (between 1881 and 1885). On an engraved War Department card. To President

Lot: 95 - Revealing Anne Morrow Lindbergh Typed Letter

Anne Morrow Lindbergh on Her Husband Charles: “He was always at his best when he focused [sic.] on a particular piece of work” LINDBERGH, ANNE MORROW. (1906-2001). American writer and aviatrix; wife of Charles Lindbergh. TLS.

Lot: 96 - Seamus MacManus Mentioning His Recently Deceased

Seamus MacManus Mentioning His Recently Deceased Wife, Poet Ethna Carbery MACMANUS, SEUMAS. (1867-1960). Irish author and storyteller and an influential member of the Irish Literary Revival. TLS. (“S. MacManus”). 1p. 4to. Donegal,

Lot: 97 - French Novelist Andre Malraux to Art Critic John

MALRAUX, ANDRE. (1901-1976). French novelist and art critic who served as Charles de Gaulle’s minister of information and minister of cultural affairs. TLS. (“A… Malraux”). 1p. 8vo. Boulogne s/ Seine, December 3, 1957. On his

Lot: 98 - Small Archive of Letters by Delbert Mann, Oscar

“My main interest in the Civil War period is the Confederacy, its generals and its strategy” MANN, DELBERT. (1920-2007). Academy Award-winning American film director. Archive of eight letters. (“Delbert Mann,” “Del

Lot: 99 - Mickey Mantle's Baseball-Related Note of

Mickey Mantle’s Baseball-Related Note of Encouragement MANTLE, MICKEY. (1931-1995). American baseball player regarded as the sport’s greatest switch hitter and one of the best ball players in history. ALS. (“Mickey

Lot: 100 - Queen Elizabeth II's Sister, Princess Margaret,

Royal Christmas Thanks and Wishes MARGARET, PRINCESS. (1930-2002). British princess known for her tumultuous love life; youngest daughter of King George VI and sister of Queen Elizabeth II. ALS. (“Margaret”). 1p. Small 8vo. Kensington

Lot: 101 - Fine Autograph Letter by Harriet Martineau to

MARTINEAU, HARRIET. (1802-1876). British author of groundbreaking works on sociology and political economy including How to Observe Morals and Manners, Household Education and Illustrations of Political Economy. ALS. (“Harriet

Lot: 102 - Sinn Féin's First President, Irish Playwright

Sinn Féin’s First President, Irish Playwright Edward Martyn, on Literary Matters MARTYN, EDWARD. (1859-1923). Irish playwright, activist, first president of Sinn Féin, and patron of the arts in Dublin; notable for introducing W.B.

Lot: 103 - H. L. Mencken Turns Down an Article for "The

MENCKEN, H(ENRY) L(OUIS). (1880-1956). American editor and writer; co-founder of The American Mercury in 1924 and author of The American Language. TLS. (“H.L. Mencken”). 1p. 8vo. New York, February 17, n.y. To Ronald A. Davidson, a

Lot: 104 - Unusually Large Photograph of Composer Darius

Large Signed Photograph of the Composer and his Actress Wife MILHAUD, DARIUS. (1892-1974). French composer of Le Boeuf sur le toit, La Creation du Monde and other staples of the 20th-century repertoire; a member of Les Six. SP.

Lot: 105 - Col. Billy Mitchell, "Father" of the USAF Writes

Col. Billy Mitchell TLS written Just Months after His Court Martial MITCHELL, WILLIAM “BILLY.” (1879-1936). American general considered the father of the United States Air Force. TLS. (“Wm. Mitchell”). 1p. 4to. (Tacoma),

Lot: 106 - Characteristically Witty and Chatty Nancy Mitford

Characteristically Witty and Chatty Nancy Mitford Autograph Letter MITFORD, NANCY. (1904-1973). English writer and historian; one of the famous “Mitford Sisters” and “Bright Young People” of London. ALS.

Lot: 107 - American Rev. Financier Robert Morris ALS

“There is so much jealousy, suspicion and diffidence not only of every thing that is American” MORRIS, ROBERT. (1734-1806). Financier of the American Revolutionary War and signer of the Declaration of Independence. ALS. (“Robt.

Lot: 108 - Telegraph Inventor Samuel F.B. Morse on Money and

Telegraph Inventor Samuel F.B. Morse on Money and Marriages MORSE, SAMUEL F.B. (1791-1872). American artist and inventor; inventor of the telegraph and the code which bears his name; founder of the National Academy of Design. ALS. (“Sam.

Lot: 109 - Unusual "Negro Passport" Issued by the Confederate

Unusual “Negro Passport” Issued by the Confederate States of America NEGRO PASSPORT. A blank “Negro Passport” issued by the War Department of the Confederate States of America. 1p. 12mo. (5¾” x 3¼”)

Lot: 110 - Admiral Nimitz ALS "In WWI & II the generals &

“In WWI & II the generals & admirals did a better job in overcoming the enemies will to resist – than the politicians did in planning the objectives & the peace” NIMITZ, CHESTER. (1885-1966). American admiral. ALS.

Lot: 111 - Nixon Limited Edition of "The Real War" Inscribed

Nixon Limited Edition of The Real War Inscribed to Gossip Columnist Suzy Knickerbocker NIXON, RICHARD M. (1913 1994). Thirty seventh president of the United States best known for his involvement in the Watergate break-in, probably the most famous

Lot: 112 - President Nixon Thanks for Support of his

President Nixon Thanks a Congressman for Supporting his Diplomatic Efforts in China, One Week before his Historic Trip NIXON, RICHARD M. (1913-1994). Thirty seventh president of the United States. TLS. (“RN”). 1p. 8vo. Washington,

Lot: 113 - Øersted, the Founder of Electromagnetism,

Øersted, the Founder of Electromagnetism, Praises a Norwegian Student and Future Lutheran Pastor ØERSTED, HANS CHRISTIAN. (1777-1851). Danish physicist remembered as the father of the science of electromagnetism and central to the

Lot: 114 - Scarce Letter by Atomic Physicist J. Robert

OPPENHEIMER, J. ROBERT. (1904-1967). American theoretical physicist, best known for his involvement in developing the atomic bomb. TLS. (“Robert Oppenheimer”). 1p. 4to. Princeton, December 13, 1952. On Institute for Advanced Studies

Lot: 115 - Uncommon Signed Photograph by Olaf Palme,

PALME, OLAF. (1927-1986). Swedish statesman and prime minister, assassinated in 1986. SP. (“Olaf Palme”). 1p. 8vo. N.p., N.d. A black-and-white bust photograph of a smiling Palme signed on the matte. A protégé of longtime

Lot: 116 - West Point Cadet Patton Declares: "I am going to

A Sartorially Splendid George S. Patton Announces: “I am going to break some hearts or bust next summer I am also going to buy a couple of guns and pistols” PATTON, GEORGE. (1885-1945). American army officer. ALS. (“George

Lot: 117 - Historic Franklin Pierce ALS on Kansas and Slavery

“I regret exceedingly to observe that Kansas is still to be made the subject of agitation and sectional wrangling. I have not seen the Constitution recently adopted by the Convention of that Territory… ‘Constitution with

Lot: 118 - 12-page Franklin Pierce ALS Mentioning Nathaniel

Twelve-page ALS Mentioning His Close Friend Nathaniel Hawthorne, Jefferson Davis, The King of Spain, Anti-Slave Trade Patrols by British Cruisers near Cuba, and “Black Republicans” PIERCE, FRANKLIN. (1804-1869). Fourteenth president

Lot: 119 - Pope Pius X Grants a Dispensation to the Patriarch

Pope Pius X Grants a Dispensation to the Patriarch of Venice to Use a Portable Altar for All Soul’s Day Mass in a Parish Cemetery on Venice’s Lido PIUS X. (1835-1914). The first pope of the 20th century who emphasized personal

Lot: 120 - Cole Porter Needs $40,000 to Pay Uncle Sam

Cole Porter Wants to Borrow $40,000 to Pay his Federal Income Tax PORTER, COLE. (1891-1964). American composer and lyricist of such hits as Night and Day, Anything Goes and I Love Paris. TLS. (“Cole”). 2/3p. 4to. New York, September

Lot: 121 - Large, Lengthy and Magnificent Puccini AMusQS from

Large, Lengthy and Magnificent AMusQS from Tosca, just 12 Days after its La Scala Premiere PUCCINI, GIACOMO. (1858-1924). Along with Verdi, modern Italy’s most successful opera composer. AMusQS. (“Giacomo Puccini”). 1p. Large,

Lot: 122 - Rachmaninoff and "The Art to be a Grand Father"

RACHMANINOFF, SERGEI. (1873-1943). Russian romantic composer and one of the century’s greatest pianists. TLS. (“S. Rachmaninoff”). 1p. 8vo. New York, November 28, 1932. On his personal stationery to Helen Mobert, a publicist at NBC

Lot: 123 - Remington Family Gunmakers Establish a First

The Remingtons Establish a First National Bank in Their Upstate New York Hometown REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY. Partially printed DS. Signed by the three sons of E. Remington and Sons fame, PHILO REMINGTON (1816-1889), SAMUEL REMINGTON (1819-1882) and

Lot: 124 - Eleanor Roosevelt Out to Defeat a "Ruthless"

Eleanor Roosevelt Helps Defeat a Tammany Hall Democrat ROOSEVELT, ELEANOR. (1884-1962). First lady, author and humanitarian. TLS. (“Eleanor Roosevelt”). 1p. 8vo. New York, February 7, 1962. On her New York stationery to columnist and

Lot: 125 - Eleanor Roosevelt Wears Black Stockings

Regarding a Gift of Nylons Sent after FDR’s Death: “I am in mourning and wearing black stockings” ROOSEVELT, ELEANOR. (1884-1962). First lady, author and peace advocate. TLS. With a holograph postscript. (“Eleanor

Lot: 126 - President Roosevelt Awards a Legion of Merit

FDR Signs a Legion of Merit Certificate Awarded To British D-Day Officer ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. (1882-1945). Thirty-second president of the United States. DS as “Commander-in-Chief.” (“Franklin D. Roosevelt”). 1p. Oblong

Lot: 127 - Unique Signed Roosevelt Composite Photograph

ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. (1882-1945). Thirty-second president of the United States. SP. (“Franklin D. Roosevelt”). 1p. Oblong Folio (Approximately 14¾ x 9¼ inches). N.p., N.d. A unique signed sepia composite photograph by Brown

Lot: 128 - Theodore Roosevelt Letter Written Just After His

TR Letter Written Just Days Following His Nomination as Third Term Candidate for President of the United States ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. (1858-1919). Twenty-sixth president of the United States. TLS. (“T. Roosevelt”). 1p. Large 8vo. New

Lot: 129 - Fabulous Theodore Roosevelt Letter Explaining His

Theodore Roosevelt and His Conservationist “Big Stick” Policy “I have just received the ‘Big Stick’ … It is very interesting that the gnarled end grew under unprotected conditions, while the straight portion

Lot: 130 - Theodore Roosevelt Declares the Progressive Party

Theodore Roosevelt Declares: “The Progressive Party was formed on principles which we believe to be eternal… We are the spiritual heirs of Abraham Lincoln” ROOSEVELT, THEODORE. (1858-1919). Twenty-sixth president of the

Lot: 131 - The Famous Polish-born Cosmetician and

Rare Autograph by the Famous Cosmetician, Helena Rubinstein RUBINSTEIN, HELENA. (1872-1965). Polish-American businesswoman whose eponymous cosmetic empire made her one of the richest women in the world. APCS. (“Helena”). 1p. Postcard.

Lot: 132 - Saint-Saens, Composer of "The Carnival of Animals"

SAINT-SAENS, CAMILLE. (1835-1921). French composer and organist. APCS. (“C. St. Saens”). 1p. Oblong 12mo. (Cannes), January 18, 1917. In French with translation. “Do as you intended regarding the cycle. The 18th of January!

Lot: 133 - Birth Control Advocate Margaret Sanger Sends

Birth Control Advocate Margaret Sanger Sends Thanks for a Birthday Greeting! SANGER, MARGARET. (1879-1966). Reformer and founder of the American birth control movement. ANS. (“Margaret Sanger”). 1p. 4to. N.p., N.d. To notable Civil

Lot: 134 - Spanish Violin Virtuoso, Pablo de Sarasate,

Spanish Violin Virtuoso, Pablo de Sarasate, Praises and American Singer SARASATE, PABLO DE. (1844-1908). Spanish violin virtuoso and composer. ALS. (“Sarasate”). 1p. 8vo. N.p., November 30, 1883 (?). To a gentleman, in French, with a

Lot: 135 - WWI Poet Sassoon Recommends His Wife's Lover, "an

Sassoon Recommends His Wife’s Lover: “The ideal illustrator would be Rex Whistler, who is an intimate friend of mine & would do it perfectly” SASSOON, SIEGFRIED. (1886-1967). English poet whose verses memorialized the

Lot: 136 - Schliemann, Troy's Discoverer, Sends Antiquities

Schliemann, Troy’s Discoverer, Sends Antiquities from Athens and Meets Bismarck SCHLIEMANN, HEINRICH. (1822-1890). German-born archeologist who discovered the city of Troy. ALS. (“Hch. Schliemann”). 1p. 8vo. Berlin, July 17,

Lot: 137 - Rare WWII Letter by Sibelius to a German Conductor

“I thank you from my heart for what you and your wife have again done for my art” SIBELIUS, JEAN. (1865-1957). Finnish composer of the tone poem Finlandia and other 20th-century masterpieces. TLS. (“Jean Sibelius”). 1p.

Lot: 138 - March King John Philip Sousa on Music and his

SOUSA, JOHN PHILIP. (1854-1932). American bandmaster and composer known as “The March King.” ALS. (“John Philip Sousa”). 1p. 8vo. Greensboro, February 27, 1922. On illustrated stationery of the William Foor Hotels. To

Lot: 139 - A Lazy John Steinbeck Confesses: "I had better

“I have not done any of my own work for so long that I had better start soon or my dependents may begin howling” STEINBECK, JOHN. (1902-1968). American author of The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men; winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize

Lot: 140 - "New Yorker" Artist Saul Steinberg ALS about an

“I went thru a few very bad days of doubts… I apologize again for my tantrums” STEINBERG, SAUL. (1914-1999). Romanian-American artist best known for his illustrations in The New Yorker. ALS. (“Saul Steinberg”).

Lot: 141 - Scarce Signed Photograph of "New Yorker" Artist

Rare Signed Photograph by the Influential New Yorker Magazine Artist STEINBERG, SAUL. (1914-1999). Romanian-American artist best known for his illustrations in The New Yorker. SP. (“Saul Steinberg”). 1p. Folio. N.p., N.d. A

Lot: 142 - Why Alexander Stephens, VP of the Confederate

Why the VP of the Confederate States Could Not Write a Letter STEPHENS, ALEXANDER. (1812-1883). Vice president of the Confederate States of America. LS. (“Alexander H. Stephens”). 1½pp. 4to. Atlanta, January 29, 1883. On a single

Lot: 143 - Harriet Beecher Stowe, Author of "Uncle Tom's

The Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin Quotes Isaiah 26:4 STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER. (1811-1896). American author and philanthropist; author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. AQS. (“HB Stowe”). 1p. 16mo. N.p., March 7, 1876. “Trust ye

Lot: 144 - Photographer Paul Strand Refers to his Famous

Strand Refers to the Subject of one of his Famous Italian Portraits: “I do happen to have a print of the little girl apprentice with me” STRAND, PAUL. (1890-1976). American photographer known for his pure, objective depictions of

Lot: 145 - Strauss, Following the Successful Berlin Premiere

Following the Successful Berlin Premiere of Symphonia Domestica, Strauss Writes from an Address That Once Almost Cost Him His Marriage STRAUSS, RICHARD. (1864-1949). German composer; creator of Der Rosenkavalier, Also Sprach Zarathustra, Salome

Lot: 146 - Weight-Watcher Howard Taft Quips, "I am glad you

“I am glad to know that you have lost weight, because men of our habit are to be felicitated on any such result” TAFT, WILLIAM H. (1857-1930). Twenty-seventh president and chief justice of the United States. TLS. (“Wm. H

Lot: 147 - Chief Justice Taft Gets Defensive: "I don't like

“I don’t like to have my mouth shut, I don’t like to be thought lacking in moral courage” TAFT, WILLIAM HOWARD. (1857-1930). Twenty-seventh president of the United States and Supreme Court justice. TLS. (“Wm. H.

Lot: 148 - H-Bomb "Father" Edward Teller, 1953 Letter about

“It is of course impossible for either of us to make plans until your clearance has come through” TELLER, EDWARD. (1908-2003). Hungarian-American physicist known as “the father of the hydrogen bomb.” TLS. (“Edward

Lot: 149 - "Walter Mitty" Author, James Thurber, Encourages a

THURBER, JAMES. (1894-1961). American humorist and cartoonist; author of the classic short story The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. TLS. (“James Thurber”). In pencil. ½p. 4to. West Cornwall, May 3, 1957. To Beverly Plummer.

Lot: 150 - Truman Praises His Sec. of State: "The judgment of

“The judgment of history, already in the process of shaping up, will mark Dean Acheson among the top three or four of the great Secretaries of State” TRUMAN, HARRY S. (1884-1972). Thirty-third president of the United States. TLS.

Lot: 151 - Boldly Signed Mark Twain & S. L. Clemens "Double"

TWAIN, MARK (SAMUEL CLEMENS). (1835-1910). American humorist and writer; author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Prince and the Pauper, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and other 19th-century American classics. Signed card. (“S.L.

Lot: 152 - Large and Stunning Gessford Photograph Signed by

Large and Stunning Photograph Signed by Mark Twain TWAIN, MARK (SAMUEL CLEMENS). (1835-1910). American humorist and writer; author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Prince and the Pauper, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and other American

Lot: 153 - President Tyler ALS: Unable to Secure a Naval

President Tyler ALS - Unable to Secure a Naval Appointment Due to Congressional Limits on New Recruits TYLER, JOHN. (1790-1862). Governor of Virginia, senator and 10th president of the United States, succeeding William H. Harrison upon his death

Lot: 154 - Unique Boldoni Portrait Inscribed by Giuseppe

Unique Portrait Inscribed by Giuseppe Verdi to His Publisher Giulio Ricordi VERDI, GIUSEPPE. (1813-1901). Italian composer of opera and vocal works. Signed image. (“G. Verdi”). 1p. Folio (image size 8¾” x 10½”,

Lot: 155 - Rebecca West on Passing of Lida Thomas, "I was

“I was very conscious that she was losing her sight and that she was whistling to keep her courage up” WEST, REBECCA. (1892-1983). English author, journalist, travel writer, and critic. TLS. (“Rebecca West”). 1½p.

Lot: 156 - E. B. White Asks the Question on Everyone's Mind:

Is Sex Necessary? -- The Question on Everyone’s Mind WHITE, E(LWYN) B(ROOKS). (1899-1985). American journalist and author of children’s books including the classic Charlotte’s Web. Signed book. (“EB White,

Lot: 157 - "Charlotte's Web" Author to NY Times Journalist

“Leaving the Cornell library to follow her husband into the practice of law in Vermont was a great blow…” WHITE, E.B. (1899-1985). American journalist and author of children’s books including the classic Charlotte’s

Lot: 158 - Orville Wright, Inventor of the Airplane, is

The Inventor of the Airplane is Related to the Inventor of the Submarine! WRIGHT, ORVILLE. (1871 1948). American inventor and aviation pioneer who, with his brother Wilbur, completed the first sustained and piloted flight of a heavier-than-air

Lot: 159 - Andrew Wyeth and His Secret Model Helga Testorf

WYETH, ANDREW. (1917-2009). American realist painter. CS. (“Andrew Wyeth”). 1p. 12mo. N.p., N.d. Additionally signed by Wyeth’s Prussian-American neighbor and model HELGA TESTORF (“love Helga”, born circa 1933) of whom

Lot: 160 - China’s First Nobel Prize Winner, Chen-Ning

China’s First Nobel Prize Winner: “I attended the International Conference. Didn’t learn anything new in physics” YANG, CHEN-NING FRANKLIN. (b. 1922). China’s first Nobel Prize winner (with Tsung-Dao Lee in

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