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Humboldt, Alexander von - Autograph Letter Signed 1812
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Humboldt, Alexander von - Autograph Letter Signed 1812

Item #: M5984-H1A


German geographer, naturalist and explorer (1769-1859), who made very significant contributions to several fields of science including botany, zoology and geophysics. After 5 years (from 1799 through 1804) of travelling through Latin America, Humboldt published a series of large volumes with valuable information, later was the first to propose that humans were changing the world climate.  

Autograph letter signed, to British writer Helen Maria Williams (1759-1827), in French, sold with a transcription and translation. One page, mail stamp on verso indicates the year 1812, addressed to Williams. Humboldt praises her poetry. Size is 7 x 9.25 inches, folds, in very good condition.

ALSO INCLUDED is a photo of a portrait of Humboldt, the famous 1843 painting by Joseph Stieler, stamped by photographer.  


$1,175.00 USD


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