BINGLEY, William. 12007

£120

Description

Autograph Letter Signed, asking his correspondent “to ask White the bookseller in Fleet Street to suffer his name to be inserted in the title page of my work on Natural History”. 1 page 9 x 7 inches, in good condition, left margin slightly ragged. 10 Devereux Court, Strand, 20 August 1802. “I know not that it is likely to be of any material service to me, but it is a name that is seen in almost all respectable publications on Natural History.” The Rev. William Bingley (1774-1823), writer, author of A Tour Round North Wales (various editions), Animal Biography (1802) (the subject of this letter), books on botany and travel, etc.