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Autograph album
COLLECTION OF C.81 LETTERS BY FARADAY, VON HELMHOLTZ, BERZELIUS, BERTHOLLET, LEPSIUS, AND OTHER CHEMISTS, PHYSICIANS, TRAVELLERS AND GEOGRAPHERS
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SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE CHARLES, 3RD BARON LYELL

Autograph album
COLLECTION OF C.81 LETTERS BY FARADAY, VON HELMHOLTZ, BERZELIUS, BERTHOLLET, LEPSIUS, AND OTHER CHEMISTS, PHYSICIANS, TRAVELLERS AND GEOGRAPHERS
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Autograph album
COLLECTION OF C.81 LETTERS BY FARADAY, VON HELMHOLTZ, BERZELIUS, BERTHOLLET, LEPSIUS, AND OTHER CHEMISTS, PHYSICIANS, TRAVELLERS AND GEOGRAPHERS
including autograph letter signed by Humphry Davy (arranging a meeting, 1808), Michael Faraday (5, one quoting a comment by Justus von Liebig contrasting English and German attitudes to science, "in England ... only those works which have a practical tendency awake attention", 8 pages, c.1840s-1860), Jöns Jacob Berzelius (2), Justus von Liebig, August W. von Hofmann, John Tyndall (2), Comte Berthollet, Hermann von Helmholtz (commenting on a paper by Friedrich Kohlrausch), Sir William Grove (3, to Katharine Lyell including comments on his correspondence with Sir Charles Lyell, 1873-1881), Sir Joseph Lister (3), the explorer Sir Alexander Burnes (2, substantial letters to Charles Lyell, discussing geology, fossils, the politics of Empire ("...we are now beginning to see that India must be governed for India and not for England..."), and Afghanistan's geography and complex politics, 8 pages, 4to, Kutch and Kabul, 5 March 1836 to 21 April 1840), Sir John Richardson (2), Edward Parry, James Brooke Rajah of Sarawak (2, including discussion of fossil discoveries in Sarawak, 6 pages, 8vo, 25 March 1865 to 16 May 1869), Francis Galton (3, "I am by no means so one-sided as to look upon natural gifts as more than one most important fact in success, and to disregard the fact that both nature and culture have enormous influence", 10 pages, 8vo, 6 February 1866-14 November 1890), Karl Lepsius (2: one about the chronology of water-courses in Egypt, Berlin, 12 April 1853), and F. Nansen; the letters mostly edge-mounted on rectos, mostly with photographic or print portraits on the facing verso, 58 numbered leaves; folio album, half black morocco on purple roan, upper cover labelled "F. Chemists, Physicians, Travellers, and Geographers", inside cover labelled "Leonard Lyell"; the album housed in a waxed linen bag
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