Lot #273
Flinders Petrie

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Estimate: $300+

Description

English Egyptologist (1853-1942) who discovered the Merneptah Stele and pioneered a systematic methodology of archaeology and the preservation of artifacts. ALS signed “W. M. Flinders Petrie,” one page, 4.5 x 7, July 1, 1892. Letter to "Mr. Gibson," in part: "Thanks for your kind letter & congratulations, which I found on my return from Oxford to Bristol, to which I went to see after Miss Edwards' affairs. I am sorry that I have not had the chance of seeing you & your treasures before now, when I presume you have left. I shall be up on the 6th, & in case you are still in London I would look in there." In very good to fine condition, with a stain to the top edge, and areas of thin paper and small at the corners.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #600 - Ended January 13, 2021





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