HERBERT R. AXELROD - COLLECTION CIRCA 1993 WITH JAMES "JIMMY" STEWART - HFSID 281099
Sale Price $252.00
JAMES STEWART and HERBERT AXELROD
Stewart signs a handwritten letter, thanking the author of Breeding Aquarium Fish for sending him a copy. Accompanied by a signed color photo of author Axelrod, seen with some Cardinal Tetras, a fish species he discovered.
Collection includes: 1) Autograph Letter Signed: "James Stewart", 6¼x4½ card imprinted James Stewart. In Full: "Dear Dr. Axelrod- I am very grateful to you for sending me the fine book 'Breeding Aquarium Fish' Its something very special and I thank you. Sincerely ". Fine condition. 2) Accompanying Autograph Envelope addressed in Stewart's hand to "Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod/211 W. Sylvania, Neptune/N.J. 07753." 3) Photograph signed: "Herbert R. Axelrod". Color, 8x10. Fine condition. JAMES "JIMMY" STEWART (1908-1997) starred in more recognized masterpieces of the American cinema than any other actor. In 1940, he won the Best Actor Academy Award for The Philadelphia Story, and he was nominated for Oscars in the same category for Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), It's A Wonderful Life (1946), Harvey (1950) and Anatomy of a Murder (1959). Stewart, who was awarded an Honorary Academy Award in 1984, also appeared in You Can't Take It With You, Destry Rides Again, Rear Window, Vertigo, The Spirit of St. Louis, The Glenn Miller Story, The Greatest Show on Earth and a long list of other features. Dr. HERBERT R. AXELROD, a world renowned ichthyologist, explorer, author and publisher, spent more than 40 years exploring the jungles of the world, discovering tropical fish for hobbyists worldwide. He discovered more than 560 new species of fish (including the cardinal tetra seen in this photograph, now one of the most popular aquarium fish). The scientific name of the cardinal tetra is Paracheirodon axelrodi. Dr. Axelrod has also authored hundreds of books, translated into every major modern language and selling more than 100 million copies. He founded "Tropical Fish Hobbyist", the most widely read tropical fish monthly magazine in the world. To celebrate his love of music, Dr. Axelrod wrote and published dozens of authoritative works on the subject. His accomplishments have been recognized with major awards and honors bestowed by universities, professional and scientific societies, industry and trade groups. These awards include the Smithson Silver Medal, the James Smithson Founder's Medal and a life membership in the James Smithson Society. Three items.
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