Lot 939: Ostwald, Wilhelm



2015-09-16 14:11:50

Lot 939: Ostwald Wilhelm: (1853-1932) German Chemist. Nobel Prize In Chemistry, 1909. Credited Together With Svante Arrhenius With Being The Founders Of The Physical Chemistry. A Good A.L.S., W Ostwald, Two Pages, 4To, Gross-Bothen, Saxony, 1St November 1907, To The Bibliographische Institut In Leipzig, On His Printed Stationery, In German. Ostwald Tries To Establish A Cooperation Agreement Between The Prestigious Bibliographisches Institut Of Leipzig And The Recently Founded "Delegation For The Adoption Of An Auxiliary Universal Language" Which Tries To Establish A Worldwide Language, And States 'Quite Recently The Delegation "Pour L'Adoption D'Une Langue Universelle Auxiliaire" Has Hold Their Final Meeting…. Because The Delegation Consists Of 1800-2000 Scholars And More Than 300 Societies, It Represents An Organization Of Respectable Power.... If You Are Interested In A Cooperation I Gladly Would Visit You In Leipzig To Discuss Further Details..' Two File Holes To The Left Border Only Very Slightly Affecting Two Letters Text, And Not The Signature. Small Show Through Of Ink And A Very Small Creasing To The Borders, Otherwise Vg. Svante Arrhenius (1859-1927) Swedish Physicist & Chemist, Nobel Prize Winner For Chemistry, 1903. Ostwald Was Elected Chairman Of The Executive Committee Which Was Also Including Professor Jan Baudouin De Courtenay (1845-1929) In Saint Petersburg. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £300-400
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