Lot 290: ALS in French, signed "L. Pasteur," one page, 5.25 x 8, February 17, 1884. Untranslated letter mentioning his laboratory work. In fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope addressed in Pasteur's hand. Also includes one of Pasteur's visiting cards, an albumen portrait, engraving, invitation to an event honoring Pasteur, condolence card from his family, and an ALS from his son-in-law and biographer Rene Vallery-Radot, as well as a modern matte-finish portrait. A choice letter enhanced by an intriguing assemblage of uncommon Pasteur material.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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