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    Sale 7590

    Valuable Manuscripts and Printed Books

    4 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 111

    EINSTEIN, Albert (1879-1955). Autograph postcard signed ('Papa') to his younger son, Eduard ('Tete'), n.p., 23 March 1929, thanking him for a set of 'anecdotes' and inviting his son to come and join him for a number of reasons, listed in pseudo-scientific sequence from 1 to 9, and including '1) I still can't travel very well ... 4) I have received a delightful microscope which we can look down ... 6) you must see the position where my little summer house is going to be sited ... 7) 8) 9) I am too lazy to add more, so come as quickly as the railway will carry you [1) kann ich noch nicht gut reisen ... 4) hab ich ein hübsches Mikroskop erhalten, wo wir viel kücken können ... 6) musst Du den Platz sehen, wo mein Sommerhäuschen hinkommt ... 7) 8) 9) bin ich zu faul anzugeben also komm, so schnell Dich das Eisenbahnrad herträgt]', one page, 8vo, on verso of a card bearing a facsimile of a poem composed by Einstein for his 50th birthday ten days earlier.

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    EINSTEIN, Albert (1879-1955). Autograph postcard signed ('Papa') to his younger son, Eduard ('Tete'), n.p., 23 March 1929, thanking him for a set of 'anecdotes' and inviting his son to come and join him for a number of reasons, listed in pseudo-scientific sequence from 1 to 9, and including '1) I still can't travel very well ... 4) I have received a delightful microscope which we can look down ... 6) you must see the position where my little summer house is going to be sited ... 7) 8) 9) I am too lazy to add more, so come as quickly as the railway will carry you [1) kann ich noch nicht gut reisen ... 4) hab ich ein hübsches Mikroskop erhalten, wo wir viel kücken können ... 6) musst Du den Platz sehen, wo mein Sommerhäuschen hinkommt ... 7) 8) 9) bin ich zu faul anzugeben also komm, so schnell Dich das Eisenbahnrad herträgt]', one page, 8vo, on verso of a card bearing a facsimile of a poem composed by Einstein for his 50th birthday ten days earlier.


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