Oct 27, 2022 - Sale 2619

Sale 2619 - Lot 46

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
"WHAT YOU TELL ME ABOUT THE NESTING OF BIRDS IS NEW TO ME" (SCIENTISTS.) DARWIN, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, "Ch Darwin," to "My dear Sir," declining his invitation and remarking that the observation about bird nesting is new to him. 1 page, 8vo, personal stationery, with integral blank; horizontal folds, faint toning to edges, faint offsetting, paper clip impression at upper right. Beckenham, 14 February no year

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"I find by dearly bought experience that such an exertion as going to Crystal Palace knocks me for several days, and therefore I cannot accept your kind offer.
"What you tell me about the nesting of birds is new to me."