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  • JOHN ABERNETHY Thanking someone for information about an "unfortunate and distressing" case Autograph Note signed: "John Abernethy", 1 page, 7¼x4. No place, no date. In full: "I am obliged to you for the Information you have communicated relative to the unfortunate and distressing case of Mrs. L.

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  • JOHN ABERNETHY The British physican has returned from the country and is ready to see someone at the request of Mrs. Clark. Third-Person ANS: "Mr Abernethy" in text, 1p, 4½x3¾. No place, no date, Friday morning. To Mrs. Clark.

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  • PHILIP L. ALGER Short note written by electrical engineer Philip L. Alger in blue ink on an index card Autograph note signed "Philip L. Alger/This replies to your letter of August 12 - good luck!" in blue ink. Pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. 5x3 card. American engineer Alger (c.

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    $90.00

  • LUIS W. ALVAREZ Autograph Note signed by the winner of the 1968 Nobel Prize in Physics ANS: "L. W. Alvarez", 5½x1¼ ruled sheet. No place, no date. To unknown recipient. In full: "Sorry, but I don't have any".

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  • CHRISTIAN ANFINSEN The 1972 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry signs an autograph note about an envelope left unmailed for 3 years. Autograph Note signed: "Chris Anfinsen", 5x3 card. In full: "This envelope was somehow never mailed (3 years ago!). Best regards.

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  • KENNETH J. ARROWThe 1972 Nobel Prize winner in Economics penned a note for a fan on this 5x3 card Autograph Note Signed: "With my very best wishes/ to Bruce Weiss/ Kenneth J. Arrow", 5x3 index card. American economist Kenneth J.

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  • ISAAC ASIMOV The author signs a note "Terribly sorry- Have no photos" and his initials on a typed letter from a fan. Autograph Note signed: "Terribly sorry-/Have no photos/I.A." in blue ink, 6x9 page. Signed on a typed letter from Bob Hemminger in St.

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  • ELLEN BAKER Handwritten note on the back of her NASA photo in spacesuit Autograph Note on Photograph signed (on verso): "Ellen Baker". Color, 8x10. Official NASA photo. To "Dear Mr. Jaynes", in full: "I don't remember receiving the 14 cover. It must have been lost. Ellen Baker (b.

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  • CHRISTIAAN BARNARD Signed on a card in black felt tip Autograph Note signed: "To Kayo/Best Wishes/Christiaan Barnard", 3x5. Dr. Christiaan Barnard (1922-2001) performed the first successful heart transplant on December 3, 1967, when he led a team of 20 surgeons to replace the heart of Louis Washkansky.

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  • WILLIAM H. BARTON, JR. The curator of the Hayden Planetarium sends a mutilated copy of Starcraft to a colleague at the Franklin Institute. Autograph Letter signed: "Bill", 5½x3¼ postcard. Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History, New York, N.Y., postmarked December 8, 1939. To Henry S.

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  • ÉDOUARD BELINThe French inventor pens a letter to an admirer below a printed 5¼x3½ photo of his Belinògraph Autograph Letter signed: “Edouard/Belin”, in black ink, 1p, 5¼x8¼. Paris, 1927 September 6.

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  • Major General Richard L. Bohannon, Surgeon General of the U. S. Air Force and a proponent of jogging and running for fitness, wrote and signed this short note on the letterhead of a Portland, Oregon radio station.

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  • NORMAN E. BORLAUG Nobel Peace Prize winner Norman E. Borlaug signed and dated this index card "With best wishes" in 1976 Autograph Note signed "For Bruce Weiss/With best wishes/Norman E. Borlaug/May 28, 1976" in blue ink. Blue ink and lead pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. 5x3 ruled index card.

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    $260.00

  • HOMER CAPEHARTThe Indiana Senator sends a "Thanks" on Senate letterhead Typed Note signed: "Homer Capehart". 1 page, 7x9, Washington, D.C., 1962 June 6, on US Senate Letterhead. To: Mr. Alfred Bergman, New York, New York. In full: "Dear Mr.

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  • CHARLES C. CHURCHILL The railroad engineer signs his name on this First Day Cover honoring Winston Churchill Autograph Note Signed: "To Henry/with kindest regards,/Charles S. Churchill" in blue ink. 6½x3¾. First Day Cover honoring Sir Winston Churchill, postmarked Fulton, Missouri, May 13, 1965.

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  • JAMES BRYANT CONANT Chemist and educator James Bryant Conant wrote a short note on this fan letter from Beverly Hills doctor David A. Marcus in 1972. With Conant's original reply envelope Autograph note signed "No photos available./James B. Conant" in blue ink. 1 page, 6½x9½, on personalized stationery of Dr. David A.

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  • ASTLEY COOPER The English surgeon and anatomist sends thanks for a present. ANS: "Astley Cooper", 1p, 4½x7¼. No place, no date. To unknown recipient. In full: "Many thanks to

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  • EDUARDO CRUZ-COKE Prominent Chilean doctor and politician writes inspirational quote and signs name in blue ink Autograph note signed: "E. Cruz-Coke" in blue ink. 1 page, 3½x5½. Attached is a photograph of the Chilean politician.

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  • JOHN A. DAHLGREN The Civil War Rear Admiral writes to inform about the report of a Lieutenant's pistol Autograph note signed: "J A Dahlgren", 1p, 5x7. No place, no date but probably 1860-1861. In full: "Mr. Norton will let Mr. Lindslay see the report of L: Wainwright on his pistol." JOHN A.

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  • JOHN A. DAHLGREN The Civil War Rear Admiral signs a short note regarding the U.S.S. Winona. Autograph Note signed: "J A Dahlgren/Rear Admiral", 3¼x3¾ (clipped from larger document). In full: "Returned to the Bureau of Navigation and office of details as the Winona has gone North.-". John A.

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  • NICHOLAS DALLIS Inscribed signature on an album leaf which also bears a news photo of him Inscribed Signature: "Nick Dallis/Best wishes to a/fellow Detroiter!/Oct. 10, 1968", 6¾x9¼ album leaf.

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  • JEAN DAUSSET Nobel Laureate Jean Dausset signed this Amnesty International card "This autograph given in favor of the Human Rights". Autograph Note signed twice: "This autograph given in/favor of the Human Rights/Dausset/Jean Dausset", 5¾x4 note card with illustration by Lise Soriano for Amnesty International. Signed on verso.

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  • JEAN DAUSSET Nobel Laureate Jean Dausset signed this personalized card "This autograph given only in favor of the Human Rights" in blue ink. Autograph Note signed: "This autograph given only/in favor of the Human Rights/Dausset", 6x4¼ card with personal letterhead.

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  • CHARLES B. DAVENPORT The infamous American eugenics devotee finishes off letter to friend, signs name in black ink Autograph note signed: "I shall be in Boston/ on Sunday next -/ Yours faithfully/ Charles Davenport" in black ink. 7x2½ clipping. Charles B.

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  • LEE de FOREST. ANS: "Lee de Forest", 4x3. No place, 1956 January 23. To Joe Kraus. In full: "I hope you may work in Electronics-its so absorbing!" Lee de Forest

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  • LEE de FOREST The inventor pens a note to a fan on this card Autograph Note Signed: "Lee de Forest", 1p, 7¼x6. No place, 1932 March 14. In full: "To Albert J. Wilkinson./'Yours for better Radio programs!'" 5x5 card.

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  • LEE DE FOREST He pens a note to a fan with good wishes Autograph Note Signed: "To Master Jimmy Timbers/With good wishes,/Lee de Forest", 4¼x1¾. Dated (unknown hand) in pencil on verso: "11-4-1940".

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  • LEE DE FOREST The vacuum tube inventor signs on this card with "Thanks for good wishes" Autograph Note Signed: "Melvyn R. Jarvis./Thanks for good wishes,/Lee de Forest". Black ink notations in bottom left corner in unknown hand. 5x3 card.

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  • REGINALD DENNY and LUISE RAINERThe actor and actress pen notes for a fan on this 5½x4¼ sheet of paper Autograph Note signed: "To Mary/from/Sincerely Yours/Reginald Denny." and, on verso, "To Marie/Luise Rainer", 5½x4¼.

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  • HENRY DERINGER Rare handwritten note to his son saying "keep steady to your business and all will go right and straight" Autograph Note signed: "HD" and "H Deringer" in his hand as part of his son's name in the address, 2p, 7¼x9¾, front and verso. No place, no date, but circa 1833.

    Sale Price $5,312.50

    $6,250.00

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