Lot 295: William Ramsay

RR Auction

2015-07-27 11:42:57


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Lot 295: Scottish chemist (1852–1916) who discovered the noble gases and won the 1904 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Three untranslated ALSs in French, two signed "William Ramsay" and one signed "W. Ramsay," totaling ten pages, dated from 1894 to 1908. All are to Monsieur Olivier in Paris, discussing the English physicist John William Strutt, Ramsay's time in London, the Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev, and a Congress in which he will be awarded a medal. In overall fine condition, with an irregular block of toning to the last page of one letter. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458 Wednesday, 12th August 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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