Lot 286: Explorer, soldier, and hunter (1817–1864) known as 'the lion killer.' ALS in French, one page, 5 x 8, September 22, 1862. Untranslated letter to an English editor asking him to publish an extract from a letter describing his forthcoming journey of exploration into Central Africa, in the hope of recruiting a naturalist and a mining engineer, both English, for the expedition. In very good condition, with scattered creases and soiling.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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