[Russell, Bertrand. (1872–1970)]

Typed Letter from His Publisher Regarding an Invitation to Speak

Typed Letter from publishers George Allen & Unwin Ltd to the Associazione Culturale Italiana, regarding an invitation to have the British polymath speak.  21st June, 1950;  1 pp. on George Allen & Unwin Ltd stationary.  In part, "Your letter to Bertrand Russell addressed to our care has arrived just after his departure for Australia.  We are at once forwarding the letter by air mail, but some little time will probably elapse before you receive any reply from Lord Russell."  Expected mailing folds, two holes to left margin, else fine.  5 x 8 inches (12.7 x 20.3 cm.).

Bertrand Russell was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, social critic and political activist, to name but a few of his pursuits.  He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950.

Founded in 1947, the Associazione Culturale Italiana [Association of Italian Culture] has brought hundreds of philosophers, writers, scientists, artists, and Nobel winners to lecture in Italy.  Professor Irma Antonnetto, founder of the ACI, was recipient of the 1964 Cavaliere al merito della Repubblica italiana. (19205)

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