Lot 15: Justus Liebig Asigned document

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2017-10-02 11:41:58

Lot 15

German chemist and professor (1803–1873) who made overwhelming contributions in the fields of agricultural and biological chemistry. ADS in German, signed “Dr. Just. Liebig,” one page, 7 x 12.5, March 22, 1849. A testimonial written for Heinrich Adolf von Bardeleben, in which Liebig, as a professor at the University of Giessen, attests to his proficiency in chemistry and his excellence in studies at the university. The document is endorsed and sealed at the bottom by a secretary of the university. In fine condition, with trimmed edges and creasing to the top. Bardeleben had studied medicine at the Universities of Heidelberg, Giessen, Paris, and Berlin, receiving his doctorate in 1841 with a thesis on the construction of ductless glands. He became an associate professor at the University of Giessen in 1848, followed by an appointment as a full professor of surgery at the University of Greifswald in 1849.

Estimate: $700-$900

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