NOBEL PRIZE EPHEMERA FROM 1974 AND 1975
Hayek, autograph letter signed ("Father"), to his children, regarding his plans and invitations for Nobel week, 1 page, 8 December 1974, with envelope;
set of six bronze tiles by Sporrong, with the profiles of the winners in each category, preserved in original black leather box with “Nobel Laureates 1974” in gilt;
Nobel Festival 1974 Personal Progamme for Friedrich von Hayek;
5pp. of typescript Nobel speech by fellow Laureate Christian de Duve;
official black-and-white photograph of Hayek receiving his award, 1974, framed;
two official photographs of previous Laureates on the 75th anniversary of the Nobel Prize, 1975;
bronze medallion “Der Nobelpreistrager 1975”;
other printed ephemera from 1974 and 1975 including: various invitations, dinner menus, printed itineraries, printed copy of 1974 Nobel lecture, personal program for 1975 ceremony with annotations, list of invitees, seating plans, name plates and official translations of speeches, maps;
all housed in a back portfolio folder with the Nobel 75th anniversary logo
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Some minimal creasing and wear to printed items. Folder slightly bent.
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