GRAY, John Edward. 19487

£100

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘J.E.Gray’, raising questions about the publication of an account of Du Chaillus’s Travels, suggesting that an editor (Du Chaillu had no English education) has added to his notes “at venture” 4 pp. 7 x 4 inches, two margins toned. British Museum, 27 May 1861. John Edward Gray (1800-1875), zoologist. “… his notes are just such as may be picked up from the Black who delights in telling good stories of the animal.”