The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Recently found by viaLibri....

Autograph Postcard
Ca. 1920, [Hungary] - Written in black ink. Undated. 138 × 89 mm. Asking about the howabouts of Magdus, the addressee of the postcard, nicknamed as "Cigány" (Gipsy), and Gizike. Inquires if the two girls are still thinking about him, and sends his regards to everyone. Leo Szilard (1898-1964) was a Jewish Hungarian-born physicist and inventor, who conceived the nuclear chain reaction, the cyclotron particle accelerator and the electron microscope; patented the idea of nuclear reactor, invented a linear accelerator. Szilárd worked for the Manhattan Project that built the atomic bomb for the US. Almost nothing is know about the circumstances of the birth of this postcard, however according to the family legend, Szilárd admired Magdus and visited her at Püspöknádasd (today: Mecseknádasd) several times, where Magdus' uncle was the director of the local school. Stamp removed. Damaged at lower right corner, otherwise in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
Last Found On: 2016-11-13           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

LINK TO THIS PAGE: www.vialibri.net/years/items/1256512/1920-leo-szilard-szilard-leo-autograph-postcard

Browse more rare books from the year 1920


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.