Lot 874: Bonpland, Aime



2015-09-16 14:11:40

Lot 874: Bonpland Aimé: (1773-1858) French Explorer And Botanist. Bonpland Travelled With Von Humboldt For Five Years During His Explorations Of South And Central America. L.S., Amado Bonpland To The Heading, One Page, 4To, N.P. [Montevideo], N.D., To Dr. Fredericks, In Spanish. Bonpland Writes To His Correspondent, Who Is Travelling To New York, And Asks Him To Send Information About Several Matters That He Lists, 'When You Are In New York, I Would Be Grateful To You To Find Out First Of All What The Prices Are For Wool… Add To What Has Been Indicated The Import Costs. 2. I Very Much Desire To Obtain Carding Equipment For Wool....Everyone Assures Me That Carders Like Those Used To Card Cotton Exist, But Up To Today, I Have Not Been Able To See Even One….', And Further Concludes 'If I Am Able To Continue My Speculation In Merinos, As I Hope, I Will Have A Large Amount Of Wool Available, And I Will Get Carders For The Coarse Cloth, Blankets, Etc.. Used In This Country.' With Central Fold Professionally Repaired And Infilled With No Loss Of Text. G Charles Deforest Fredricks (1823-1894) American Photographer International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £1000-1500
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