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Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939) Autograph Note Signed, Vienna, 1936.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
16
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$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939) Autograph Note Signed, Vienna, 1936. Printed thank you note dated May 1936 with four lines in Freud's hand and signature, with holograph envelope, to Gertrude Kvergic-Kraus, at the foreign language lending library/bookstore in Vienna, the letter is in German and gives thanks to Kvergic and her colleague who run the business, matted, 5 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.
Kvergic-Kraus's grandfather was Dr. Willowitz, who gave Freud his first job as a junior doctor. When the Nazis occupied Austria, Kvergic-Kraus moved to London where she became the first director of the Economists bookshop, owned by the London School of Economics and the Financial Times.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


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Keywords

Willowitz, Gertrude Kvergic-Kraus, FINANCIAL TIMES, Austria, London, Golders Green Crematorium, Jews, Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Sigmund Freud

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