Lot #182
Peter Simon Pallas Autograph Letter Signed

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Estimate: $400+

Description

Prussian zoologist and botanist (1741-1811) remembered for his work in Russia under the auspices of Catherine II; his name is given to several things that he discovered or described, including pallasite (a class of stony-iron meteorite characterized by large olivine crystals), Pallas's cat (known for its round pupils), Pallas's fish eagle, Pallas's viper, and several others. ALS in French, signed “P. S. Pallas,” one page, 7.25 x 9, June 8, 1781. Untranslated handwritten letter by Pallas. In fine condition, with light soiling.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Ft. Sports Cards
  • Dates: #629 - Ended February 09, 2022





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