CARUEL (Teodoro, 1830-1898, Director of the Royal Botanical Institute, Florence, from 1880)

Autograph Letter Signed in English, to 'My dear Sir',  (Alfred William BENNETT , F.L.S., 1833-1902, lecturer in Botany at Bedford College and St Thomas' Hospital) saying he believes "you are on the staff of 'Nature' which I receive in return for my Giornale botanico", and asking for certain back numbers from 1881 which he has not received, "I have thought you might be so obliging as to look into the matter for me" as he had not had a reply from the editor, 2 sides 8vo., Botanical Museum, Royal Institute of Higher Studies, Florence, 8th February laid down, small defects at corners and tear in lower fold, all without loss

Caruel was born in Chandernagore of a French father and a British mother. They settled in Florence when he was 15. Caruel continued the 'Flora Italiana', begun by F. Parlatore, and edited the Nuova Giornale Botanico Italiano, 1872-1894.

Item Date:  1882

Stock No:  13945      £25

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