HistoryForSale Autographs
Join our email mailing list: 

Print Document Description  Print this page Questions about authenticity? Click Here


American philosopher noted for his writing on aesthetics thanks someone for "an aesthetic experience."
Autograph Note signed: "In appreciation of an/aesthetic experience/Van Meter Ames/13 April 1939", 5½x2½ slip. Van Meter Ames (1898-1985) taught philosophy at several American universities, chairing the Department at the University of Cincinnati, and in France and Japan. He wrote several books in his discipline, including Aesthetics of the Novel (1928), Proust and Santayana: the Aesthetic Way of Life (1937), Zen and American Thought (1962) and To Find the Simple Things (1978). In 1976, the American Humanist Society named him Humanist Fellow for Outstanding Contribution to Humanist Thought in Ethics and Aesthetics. Irregularly trimmed. Lightly toned at right edge. Otherwise, fine condition.

For more documents by these signers click the names below:


This website image contains our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark.
Right now get free shipping on all orders totaling $200 or more for customers in the U.S. and 50% off shipping for international orders.
PLUS   With the purchase of any document you can get our informative and authoritative Handbook of Historical Documents for only $19.95 (normally $39.95). This 253 page hardcover volume is your guidebook to becoming a collector who owns history! Click Here for more information
Act Now as this Promotion Ends Soon!
* Total order must be equal or exceed discount qualifier prior to any tax or shipping charges.
Price:  $100.00 (USD)

Click here to pop open a floating
Shopper's Currency Converter window.

Make Best Offer on this document

All documents are being offered on a first-come first-serve basis and are sold unframed unless otherwise specified.

This website requires that cookies be enabled in your browser.

Whether looking for corporate, birthday or luxury gifts, nothing makes a more perfect and unique gift than an autographed item for someone special! Imagine the thrill of receiving an autographed item from one's hero or signed on the anniversary of one's birthday. Click here for our Gift Locator Tool.

<< Previous Page


[ Home ] [ Shopping Cart ] [ Autograph Definitions ] [ Privacy & Security ] [ Terms & Conditions ] [ Contact us ]
Copyright © 2000-2018 Gallery of History Direct. All Rights Reserved.