DAWSON, John Frederic. 20454



Autograph Letter Signed, asking for his correspondent’s help in bringing forward the publication of Geodephaga Britannica. 3 pp. 7 x 4 inches, in good condition, some paper adhering to final blank. The Woodlands, 2 October [?1853]. John Frederic Dawson (1802 –1870), English entomologist and taxonomist from ‘The Woodlands’ near Bedford best known for his work on the Carabidae beetles “Geodephaga Britannica; a Monograph of the Carnivorous Ground-Beetles indigenous to the British Isles” (London, 1854).