Lot 928: Henslow, John Stevens


2015-09-16 14:11:48


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Lot 928: Henslow John Stevens: (1796-1861) English Clergyman, Botanist & Geologist, The Friend And Mentor Of Charles Darwin. A.L.S., J S Henslow, One Page, 4To, Hitcham, Bildeston, Suffolk, 28Th December 1858, To A Gentleman. Henslow Requests That His Correspondent Forward 'One Of Your Advertisements For Microscopic Objects' To Dilke, Explaining 'When I Saw Him Last Week In Town He Said He Should Like To Have The Same….That You Have Sent Me, & I Have In Consequence Forwarded To Him The Nos. But I Think He May Perhaps Prefer A Greater Variety….& Not Quite So Many Botanical Specimens.' Some Light Creasing And Minor Dust Staining And A Few Small, Neat Tears To The Edges, Only Very Slightly Affecting A Few Words Of Text But Not The Signature, Gsir Charles Wentworth Dilke (1810-1869) English Art Patron, Horticulturist & Politician, One Of The Chief Promoters Of The Great Exhibition Of 1851. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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