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Lot #6112
Charles Lyell Letter Signed

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Geologist (1797-1875) referred to as the 'father of modern geology,' who was a close and influential friend of Charles Darwin. Sought-after LS signed “ever faithfully yrs, Cha. Lyell,” one page, 4.5 x 7, personal letterhead, March 7, 1868. In part: "I send you the only prospectus of here which I have and should be glad to have again. I am sorry to hear that the museum cannot take a copy at present, but hope we shall still have two subscriptions from Edinburgh." In fine condition, with slight brushing to the signature.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Science and Technology
  • Dates: #554 - Ended December 13, 2018

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