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Document number: 3020
Date: 18 Dec 1834
Postmark: 18 Dec 1834
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: BOHN Henry George
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Collection number historic: LA34(MW)-134
Last updated: 1st September 2003


I have been unable to reply earlier to your enquiry respecting Humboldt. <1> The Plants Equinoxioles are plain – no copies were published in colours, and I believe none exist. The Melastomer as 3 / 3 / · are beautifully coloured.

I shall be willing to take in exchange any books which you may wish to part with. If you will be at the trouble to send me a list I will say about their value, or if you send them up, I can either return them, or send them to a sale in London, if they do not suit me at all.

I am Sir,
Your most obed Sevt

Henry G. Bohn

4 York St Covt Gdn

H. Fox Talbot Esqre
Lacock Abbey
<illegible deletion> Chippenham


1. Alexander von Humboldt (1769–1859), German scientist.

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