Lot 911: Spallanzani, Lazzaro



2015-09-16 14:11:46

Lot 911: Spallanzani Lazzaro: (1729-1799) Italian Catholic Priest, Biologist And Physiologist. Kown For His Important And Pioneering Researches On Biogenesis. A.L.S., L. Spalanzzani, One Page, 4To, Venice, 18Th September 1792, In Italian. Spallanzini Tells His Correspondent That He Received His Letter And States 'I Inform You That I Will Advance My Arrival Few Days. Therefore, Next Week, On Wednesday Afternoon, I Will Be Able To Satisfy My Wish Of Embracing You Again Full Of Happiness.' And Further Referring To His Work 'It Is Not The Shores Of The River Po, But Venice Itself Which Has Retained Me And Keeps On Retaining Me, As I Am Still Touching Up My Travel'S Manuscript, From Which Only One Volume Has Been Printed, However Not Published Yet. I Send You A Copy Of The Cover Presentation'. Spallanzani Concludes Asking About His Correspondent'S Health And Wishing Him A Good Recovery. Very Small Age Wear And Right Edge Slightly Irregularly Trimmed, Otherwise Vg International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £500-800
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