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HUMBOLDT ALEXANDER: (1769-1859) Prussian Geographer, Naturalist and Explorer. A good A.L.S., `A.V. Humboldt´, one page, 8vo, n.p. [Paris], 28th September 1842, to Monsieur de Balbi, in French. In his usual small and difficult writing, Humboldt explains to his correspondent `It is good fortune to me, Monsieur le Chevalier, to meet you again. I come to talk about the admirable works of Geography and Political Economy.. to enrich people´s thoughts. I kindly beg you to accept receiving me, at your place, after tomorrow.. at the Hotel du Nord..´ With integral address leaf, bearing to the verso several ink stamps. Folded, with remnants of former paper affixing to the verso of the front page, otherwise G £300-400 Giacomo Balbi Piovera (1800-1878) Italian Politician and Scientist.

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Estimate €360 - €480Jun 3, 2017