Lot 268: Swedish diplomat, economist, and author (1905–1961) who served as secretary general of the United Nations from 1953 until his death in a plane crash; he is one of just three people to be awarded a posthumous Nobel Prize. Signed book: The Linnaeus Tradition and Our Time. First edition. Stockholm: Norstedts, 1957. Softcover, 5.25 x 8.5, 21 pages. Signed and inscribed on the half-title page in fountain pen. In fine condition, with toning to covers.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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