Charles Lyell

Lyell, Charles

Geologe (1797-1875). Autograph letter signed ("Cha Lyell"). Wohl London. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief) und einer kleinen Handskizze.
$ 1,751 / 1.500 € (32138/BN22909)

To J. B. Gordon, presumably a publisher or printer, relating to a correction in a sketch of Ireland: "It seems to me quite clear that Ireland must be done again & I hope may be inserted into the old cut & probably your reduced figure No. 2 will do, but I should have liked to have been able to talk over our point with you [...]". - On stationery with embossed address; slightly browned due to paper; encloses a lithographic portrait (4to, small tear in the upper margin and strongly water-stained).

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Lyell, Charles

britischer Geologe (1797-1875). Eigenh. Brief mit U. London. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo.
$ 233 / 200 € (940906/BN940906)

"Be so good as to get for me the essay of Baron S. v. Waltershausen mentioned in the inclosed slip of paper". - Verso mit hübscher kl. gepr. Vignette mit dem Kopf der griech. Weisheitsgöttin Athene "The Atheneum".

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