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    Large Reader's Digest Autograph Archive. Compiled by Ms. Marjorie Nicholson of Reader's Digest, in connection with the publication's reprinting of comments, articles, humor, etc., made by a wide range of public servants, artists, writers, humorists, and other celebrities, primarily in the 1960s. Includes approximately 58 items. The list of names includes: Bertrand Russell, Pierre Daninos, Spring Byington, Henry Youngman, Mick Connolly, George Romney, Senator Harry Byrd, Goodman Ace, Senator Olin Johnston, Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen, Manuel Komroff, Lord Taylor, Dr. Theodor Reik, Ellis Briggs, Sir Julian Huxley, Postmaster General John Gronouski, Canadian Prime Minister Lester Pearson, Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Harry Emerson Fosdick. British Prime Minister Harold Wilson, Former Prime Minister of France Pierre Mendes-France, Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Abba Eban, Maurice Chevalier, Irving Stone, Edith Sitwell, Dr. Wernher von Braun, Sam Levinson, Senator Barry Goldwater, actor Tristram Coffin, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, Edna Ferber, Jean Cocteau, Norman Rockwell, operatic contralto Sigrid Onegin, Lucius Beebe, Westbrook Pegler, Henry Ford, Al Capp, and more. Letters range in condition from very good to very fine. Prospective buyers are advised to view the lot carefully prior to bidding.

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    March, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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