Esprit Requien - Autograph; Letter for Request Samples of Shells and Plants from Ajaccio - 1849

Description
Esprit Requien - Autograph; Letter for Request Samples of Shells and Plants from Ajaccio - 1849
Manuscripts, Science (general) - Quantity: 1 - Signed by author - Autograph letter signed (ALS)

Entirely handwritten letter of Esprit Requien sent from Ajaccio to Prof. Puccinlli of Lucca.

Inside the letter, the famous French naturalist informs that he is sending samples of shells and plants that will soon arrive at the port of Livorno with the ship and then apologizes for not having had time to prepare other samples.

Requien then requires the sending of two specimens, one for himself and one for the library in Avignon.
He ends the letter by informing Puccinelli of the catalogue of shells and molluscs and requires some signatures of Italian characters for his collection.

Posted letter with stamps and handwritten recipient on the back.

Signature date: 14/12/1849

Pages: 4

Handwritten pages: 3.

Lot details
Object
Autograph letter signed (ALS)
Number of Books
1
Subject
Manuscripts, Science (general)
Author/ Illustrator
Esprit Requien
Book Title
Autograph; Letter for Request Samples of Shells and Plants from Ajaccio
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1849
Edition
Other
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Single page
Extras
Signed by author
Number of pages
4
Dimensions
20.5×13.5 cm
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