Lot 311: French chemist (1748–1822). His contributions to chemistry include the analysis of ammonia and prussic acid and the discovery of the bleaching properties of chlorine. ALS in French, signed twice with his initial, "B," one page, 5.5 x 8.25, October 17, 1817. An untranslated order for two dozen Conte crayons and a bottle of ink. Scattered foxing and toning, and trimmed edges, otherwise fine condition.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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