BALFOUR, Alice Blanche. 20594



Autograph Letter Signed, Grant Reid, referring him to her publisher, explaining that “I have never been photographed professionally”. 2 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition, some lightness of ink completing the signature. Whittinghame, 13 December 1895. Alice Blanche Balfour (1850-1936), Scottish entomologist, naturalist, scientific illustrator and one of the earliest pioneers in the science of genetics. Her brother, Arthur Balfour, became Prime Minister. In 1895 she published the book Twelve Hundred miles in a Waggon.