Lot 880: Charcot, Jean Baptiste



2015-09-16 14:11:41

Lot 880: Charcot Jean Baptiste: (1867-1936) French Polar Scientist And Doctor. A.L.S., J B Charcot, Two Pages, Small Oblong 8Vo Card, Neuilly, N.D., To Dr. Tatarin, In French. Charcot States 'After 7 Months Absent, 5 Of Them At Sea, The Day By Day Life In Paris Is Stupid, And We Make All Kind Of Things Excepting What Is Really Pleasant, Like Meeting Friends! I Wish You A Great Success From Deep In My Heart..'. Vg Charcot Returned In 1925-26 From His Greenland Expedition Which Would Give Him The Argument For His Work "La Mer Du Groenland, Croisieres Du Pourquoi-Pas?" (The Sea Of Greenland, Cruises Of The Pourquoi-Pas?). The Pourqoui-Pas? (Why Not?) Was The Name Of The Ship Charcot Used For Most Of His Expeditions. He Would Die On It When It Wrecked In A Storm Off The Coast Of Iceland. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £100-120
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