Lot 21: Charles Lyell handwritten signed letter
11th October 2017
Geologist (1797–1875) referred to as the 'father of modern geology,' who was a close and influential friend of Charles Darwin. ALS signed “Cha. Lyell,” one page, 4.5 x 7, personal letterhead, November 24, 1869. Letter to "Sir James Colvile," in part: "I have just heard from our friend Dr. Hooker that you wish to meet me tomorrow…at the Athenaeum in the afternoon. I will be there at 1/2 past 3 ock. P.M. & tell the porter where I am to be found." In fine condition. Joseph Dalton Hooker was a famous English naturalist.
The bookmarklet lets you save things you find to your collections.
Note: Make sure your bookmarks are visible.
Click and drag the Collect It button to your browser's Bookmark Bar.