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Darwin, Charles (1809-1882)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882), Signed letter, January 14, 1880, one page, likely to Jabez Hogg, answering a question regarding arsenic use in medicine and referring to his grandfather, text in full: "I am glad that you are calling attention to the arsenic question. I cannot answer your question positively, but have hardly any doubt that it was my grandfather Erasmus, as my father never published on medical subjects. Dear Sir, yours faithfully", with envelope, 7 7/8 by 5 in., (small penciling lower left, minor soiling, old paper binding to left edge reverse).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Small pencillings lower left, minor soiling, old paper binding to left edge reverse.

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Darwin, Erasmus, Binding, Envelope

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