Lot 909: Bliss, Nathaniel



2015-09-16 14:11:45

Lot 909: Bliss Nathaniel: (1700-1764) English Astronomer, The Fourth Astronomer Royal 1762-64. A.L.S., N. Bliss, One Page, Small 4To, Oxford, 18Th October 1754, To [John] Canton. Bliss Announces 'The Bearers Hereof Mr. [Martin?] Hubner & Mr [Peter] Ascanius Are Very Worthy Gentlemen Of The Kingdom Of Denmark, And Particularly Curious In Natural Philosophy' And Continues 'If You Will Be So Good As To Shew Them Your Experiments In Electricity & Magneticks You Will Give Them Very Great Pleasure…' With Integral Address Leaf Hand Addressed By Bliss To Canton In London. Some Light Overall Age Wear And Very Minor Dust Staining, About Vg. John Canton (1718-1772) English Physicist Who Made Several Important Electrical Discoveries. Martin Hubner (1723-1795) German-Born Danish Lawyer. Peter Ascanius (1723-1803) Norwegian Biologist. ?200-300 International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £250-350
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