GUNTHER, Dr.Albert. 20616

£45

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Autograph Letter Signed, to Lord Avebury, accepting his kind invitation to breakfast. A good one page example, 7 x 4 inches. Kew Gardens, 2 April 1900. Dr. Albert Günther (1830-1914), Anglo-German zoologist, Director of the Zoological Department at the British Museum. He supplied much information on the lower vertebrates to Charles Darwin, who incorporated the data in The Descent of Man. He was the founder and editor of the Record of Zoological Literature. Lord Avebury (formerly Sir John Lubbock) (1834-1913), Liberal M.P. and researcher on primitive man.