Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 110

Price Realized: $ 75
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 100 - $ 200
(SCIENTISTS.) HUMBOLDT, ALEXANDER VON. Autograph Manuscript, unsigned, a 15-line quotation from Dante's Inferno with holograph citation: 'Dell' anima vegetative e intellettiva. Dante C. XXV. V. 61,' in Italian, with holograph date, in French. Humboldt's name written in an unknown hand, lower right. 4 1/4x7 1/4 inches; some uneven fading to text, faint scattered dampstaining, folds, 2-inch closed tear at lower edge affecting date and text (with minor loss) repaired verso with tissue. Paris, 12 February 1820