Lot 354: Robert E. Peary and Vilhjalmur Stefansson

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-07 11:00:40

Lot 354: Two TLSs: one signed "R. E. Peary, U. S. N.," one page, 8.5 x 11, November 5 1909, in part: "The time is not far distant when this whole country will recognize what fools the people have made of themselves, and what a National disgrace recent occurrences here have been"; and one signed "V. Stefansson," one page, 8 x 10. personal letterhead, September 15, 1923, in part: "I have been thinking a good deal about what you said about the suitability of your transportation system for new countries. I think there may be a special place for it in the Arctic…my book 'The Northward Course of Empire'…gives various facts and theories about the colonization and development of the arctic lands." In overall fine condition, with intersecting folds and light toning. Accompanied by two unsigned photos. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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