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Lot 461

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A fine group of three literary autographs along with two heads of states, includes: GEORGE SANTAYANA (1863-1952) Philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist; best known for his oft-quoted "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it", fine S.P. 5" x 7" sepia, a head and shoulders portrait signed at bottom blank margin: "Taken in 1932 G. Santayana Rome, 1938". A couple of negligible creases, else very good. Along with a S.P. of NORMAN MAILER in 5" x 7" format, and another of JOHN GALSWORTHY, a 3 1/2" x 6 1/4" printed image, signed beneath. Additionally includes: KONRAD ADENAUER(1876-1967) First Chancellor of post- war West Germany, serving in that capacity from 1949 to 1963, S.P. 4" x 6" b/w, a head and shoulders image signed at bottom blank margin; and South African leader DESMOND TUTU, signature on a card. Five pieces, very good condition.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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