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Autograph Letter Signed ('Geo. Combe') to Messrs Bell & Bain, Printers, Exchange Court [Glasgow].

George Combe (1788-1858), Scottish phrenologist

Editorial: 20 April ; 81 Bath Street [Glasgow]., 1836
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8vo, 1 p. Addressed by Combe on the reverse, to which his monogram seal in red wax (with his motto 'RES NON VERBA QUAESO') still adheres. In poor condition, on discoloured paper, with damage to a few words of text above the signature caused by clumsy removal from the mount, a part of which still adheres to the reverse. Repaired with archival tape. The letter presumably concerns 'Additional testimonials on behalf of George Combe, as a candidate for the chair of logic in the University of Edinburgh' (1836). It reads 'Gentlemen | Be so good as correct these proofs, make them up in 8vo. and send me 20 copies as early as possible to morrow. Keep the types standing as more testimonials will be sent.' Combe's attempt at appointment to the Chair of Logic was unsuccessful. N° de ref. de la librería 7305

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Título: Autograph Letter Signed ('Geo. Combe') to ...

Editorial: 20 April ; 81 Bath Street [Glasgow].

Año de publicación: 1836

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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