Lot 1164: [Pax, Mundi]

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2015-09-16 14:12:23

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Lot 1164: [Pax Mundi]: Selection Of Autograph Statements Signed By A Variety Of Famous Personalities, Mostly French, Each One Page, Folio, Various Places And Dates, Including Maurice Paléologue (1859-1944) French Diplomat, Historian And Essayist; André François-Poncet (1887-1978) Politician And Diplomat. As French Ambassador To Germany He Witnessed First-Hand The Rise To Power Of Hitler, Stating 'Past Centuries Have Devoted Their Efforts To Organize Peace Between Citizens In Each Nation. We Have Come Into A Period Of The History Where Humankind Will Organize Peace All Over The World And Between Nations'; Colonel Picot (1862-1938) President Of The "Gueules Cassées" (Disabled War Veterans); Eugene Osty (1874-1938) French Doctor And Metaphysician; Philbert Maurice D'Ocagne (1862-1938) French Engineer And Mathematician; Louis Alexandre Mangin (1852-1937) French Botanist And Mycologist; Jacques Feyder (1885-1948) Belgian Actor, Screenwriter And Film Director; Sébastien Faure (1858-1942) French Anarchist; Vincent De Moro-Giafferi (1878-1956 ) French Criminal Attorney; Leon Cayla (1881-1965) French Colonial Governor In Africa; Adéodat Compère-Morel (1872-1941) French Politician And Writer, Stating 'When All Men Will Understand That The Conflicts Of Interest, Ambition And National Pride Cannot Be Sorted Out Anymore By Force, Because The Whole Ends With Exhausted And Impoverished Populations With No Winners Nor Losers, Then War Will Not Survive'; René Samuel Cassin (1887-1976) French Jurist, Law Professor And Judge; Maurice De Broglie (1875-1960) French Physicist; Jacques Balsan (1868-1956) French Aviator, States 'Honour To All Those Working For Peace, Source Of Happiness And Progress'; Alphonse-Victor Aulard (1849-1928) Historian Of The French Revolution: Etc… Generally Vg, 16 The Statements Were Prepared For Publication In The Pax Mundi Book; An Anthology Of Sentiments On Peace Published In Switzerland By The World League For Peace. Between 1925 And 1932 Many Notable Persons From Around The World Were Asked To Comment On The Prospects Of World Peace And The Volume Included Contributions From Marie Curie, Guglielmo Marconi, Albert Einstein, Rabindranath Tagore And Many Others. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £80-100
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