St-Cyr-sur-Loire. -. One page on single leaf of approx. 7 X 5-1/4 in. stationery. France writes about a mutual friend, his stay at La Bechellerie at St-Cyr, and the recent Presdential election. France received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921.
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Jena. -. One page on a single leaf, seemingly torn from a bifolium, approx. 5-1/2 X 8-1/2 in. Haeckel writes an unnamed colleague having just returned from two months in Sicily to acknowledge a letter he found waiting. Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) was a renowned naturalist and professor of comparative anatomy...
Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag, (1931). First edition. 12mo, pp; illustrated boards. The covers, endpapers, and slipcase feature artwork by Hans Meid. This copy has been inscribed and signed by Hauptmann on the title page with a pre-publication date. Hauptmann received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1912.
Berlin. -. Two pages, on recto and verso of a single bifolium, approx. 5-1/2 X 4-1/4 in. Theodor Mommsen (1817-1903) was a lawyer, historian, scholar, and political figure. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1902.
-. Written on two sides of printed card, approx. 4 X 6 in. Walther Nernst (1864-1941), recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1920, writes to provide rail directions for an Easter visit.
-. Two pages, on a single leaf of Hotel Windermere (Chicago) stationery, approx. 5-1/2 X 6-3/4 in.; together with a small calling card, signed in full by Stern. Otto Stern (1888-1969) received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1943, the first time the award had been given since 1939. His...