Lot #190
John Barrow Autograph Letter Signed

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Estimate: $200+

Description

British naval administrator and explorer (1764-1848) who mapped the interior of South Africa and promoted the exploration of the Arctic; the Barrow Strait in northern Canada was named in his honor. ALS, one page, 4.5 x 7.25, December 1, 1826. Handwritten letter, in full: "I send you the chapter as you have desired, on which I have no remark to make excepting the experiments of the Philosophical Doctor, the Chapter is more argumentative than the rest, but at the same time full of characteristic traits." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Science & Tech
  • Dates: #622 - Ended December 08, 2021





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