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Description: GUSTAVE EIFFEL
(1832 - 1923) French civil engineer whose construction of the Eiffel Tower proved his theories of the strength of metal framework in building construction. A.L.S. "G. Eiffel"on his "G. Eiffel & Cie. Constructions Métalliques" letterhead, 2pp. 8vo., Paris, Aug. 13, 1881, to Paul, in part: "...I have received your letter...All the children are well...In the matter of the Judicial Council I will be very happy to give you all of my support. Nevertheless I cannot attend the meeting of the Board of Guardians...". Mounting traces to edges of verso do not intrude, overall very good condition.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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