(1923 – 2016) Israeli politician, ninth President of Israel, Peres engineered the 1994 Israel–Jordan peace treaty, and won the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize together with Rabin and Yasser Arafat for the Oslo Accords peace talks. TLS, in English, April 2, 1997, sent from the Prime Minister’s Office; ‘I wanted to thank you for your letter. Enclosed please find the autographed book plate that you requested. I wish you luck in all you do.’ Signed ‘Shimon Peres’ in black ink at conclusion. Mailing fold, else fine.