Lot 375: 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 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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