Lot 363: Antoine-Augustin Parmentier

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:52:05

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Lot 363: Important contributor to food and nutrition (1737–1813), who was a promoter of the potato as a food source and established the first mandatory smallpox vaccination. ALS in French, signed "Parmentier," one page, 6.75 x 8.5, no date. Letter in which Parmentier sends (translated): "The two articles of the letter B after having cut a few pages; those of the letter C are prepared." In fine condition, with mild foxing and rough edges. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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