Lot 1029 (Fine Art & Antiques, 9th September 2017)
Sold for £2,500
MELLER, Charles James 1836-1869, Naturalist and Surveyor to Livingstone's Zambesi Expedition, 7 letters, to Hon. George Elliot comprising 47 large close written pages detailing activities on the Zambesi Expedition and in Madagascar, also a covering note from Elliot to Sir Roderick Murchison, President Royal Geographic Society, drawing attention to Meller's observations on the Zambesi Expedition. Sir Roderick notes this "I am inclined to agree with Mr Meller. It is a wild goose chase, but Dr Livingstone must be allowed to try". Also 2 further letters on the subject from Sir Roderick to Elliot (9)
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