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Einstein, Albert (1879-1955) Printed Note with Signed Manuscript Postscript, 1 April 1954.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1030
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Einstein, Albert (1879-1955) Printed Note with Signed Manuscript Postscript, 1 April 1954. Pre-printed note acknowledging birthday wishes with a four-line signed postscript in German in Einstein's hand, accompanied by the letter that occasioned the response, a German poem written by William Reed of New York City, on the occasion of Einstein's seventy-fifth birthday; the two pieces framed with the original envelope.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

William Reed, Albert Einstein, Determinists, Jews, Nationality, Physics, PostScript, Sigma Xi, Stateless people, New York City

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