IRISH BOTANIST WHO WAS AN AUTHORITY ON ALGAE AND MOSSES AND AUTHOR OF A MANUAL OF THE BRITISH ALGAE (1841), AMONG MANY PUBLICATIONS, HERE SEEKS HELP WITH A NEW EDITION OF HIS BOOK, GENERA OF SOUTH AFRICAN PLANTS (1858) FROM FELLOW BOTANIST, TAXONOMIST AND EDITOR OF GARDENERS' CHRONICLE. WILLIAM HENRY HARVEY(1811-66) HANDWRITTEN LETTER SIGNED, Yours very truly, W. 4.5 x 7, Jan.3, 1866 (just a few months before his death from tuberculosis), 4 Winton road, Leeson Park, Dublin, by the Irish botanist and psycologist (scientific study of algae). In 1858 he became Professor of Botany at Trinity College, Dublin the same year of the publication of his book mentioned in this letter: Generaof South African Plants. His Phycologia Australica represents one of the most important books on psycology in the 19. In his era naturalists often relied on exchanging specimens with other scientists as is foot noted in this letter. The letter is in fine condition, with minor age toning and a pencil notation in another hand at the bottom that the letter comes from the M. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, History Makers Autographs. We financially stand behind our COA. Ask us about our PSA/DNA and JSA authentication guarantee. YES, WE DO OFFER A LAYAWAY PLAN.
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