Lot #197
Alexander von Humboldt Autograph Letter Signed

This lot has closed

Estimate: $500+

Description

German naturalist and explorer (1769-1859) who wrote Kosmos, a massive five-volume study which attempted to unify the various branches of man's knowledge. ALS in French, signed “Humboldt,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 4 x 4.75, no date. Untranslated handwritten letter to "Monsieur Poisson" in Montmartre. In very good to fine condition, with light wrinkling, rusty paperclip impressions to the last page, and partial seal-related loss to one corner.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #620 - Ended November 10, 2021





This item is Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA
Buy a third-party letter of authenticity for $35.00

*This item has been pre-certified by a trusted third-party authentication service, and by placing a bid on this item, you agree to accept the opinion of this authentication service. If you wish to have an opinion rendered by a different authenticator of your choosing, you must do so prior to your placing of any bid. RR Auction is not responsible for differing opinions submitted 30 days after the date of the sale.