John Couch Adams

Adams, John Couch

English mathematician and astronomer (1819-1892). Autograph letter signed. Observatory Cambridge. 1 p. 8vo. (113 x 123 mm).
$ 196 / 180 € (940545/BN940545)

To an unnamed Sir: "I have great pleasure in complying with your request for my autograph [...]". - In 1845 Adams dicovered a new planet, Neptun. - Adhesive residue spots verso. Traces of old folding.

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