* [WORLD POLITICAL FIGURES].
DALAI LAMA, 14th (b.1935). Photograph signed in Tibetan, stamped October 1998 on verso. 1 page, oblong 4to, signed center. -- HINDENBURG, Paul von (1847-1934). Autograph letter signed ("Hindenburg"), in German, to Mr. Eberhardt, Luneburg, 19 April 1923. 1 1/2 pages, 4to, on a single sheet. Discussing travel plans and a funeral ceremony, and pointing out: "The chain of the Black Eagle Order, according to statutes, can be worn only for the chapter and funeral of knights of the order. The chain of the Hohenzollern House Order is therefore the highest admissible decoration, with the ribbon of the Black Eagle." -- MOUNTBATTEN, Louis, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900-1979). Autograph letter signed ("LMB") to Jack Barrett, Broadlands, 24 December 1976. 1 page, 8vo, on Broadlands, Romsey, Hampshire stationery, central fold. Mountbatten sends a gift to his aide de camp: "Each year you grow in stature, experience and efficiency and I am sure you realize what your help and companionship have come to mean to me." -- PERON, Maria Eva Duarte ("Evita") (1919-1952). Autograph letter signed ("Evita"), in Spanish, to Ch-, n.p., n.d. 1 page, 8vo, on personal stationery, corner mounts just adhered to extreme margin. Peron thanks the recipient for his invitation, but regrettably has to decline. She promises they can get together the next week. -- TUTU, Desmond (b. 1931). Photograph signed and inscribed. 1 page, 8vo, signed and inscribed lower margin. "God Bless You Desmond Tutu Mar 98." -- Together, 5 manuscripts.
Estimate $ 700-900
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California