HOLLAND, Sir Henry. 16973

£60

Description

Two long Autograph Letters Signed, to Henry Hart Milman, praising his book, and describing his journey home from Trieste. 2 letters, 6 pp. in good condition. 25 and 72 Brook Street, undated [watermark 1862 & 1867]. Sir Henry Howard Holland (1788-1873), physician and travel writer. He had an extensive practice and was Domestic Physician to Caroline, Princess of Wales (briefly in 1814) and Physician Extraordinary to William IV and to Queen Victoria. He was also Physician in Ordinary to Queen Victoria in 1852. Holland gained fame through his travel writings, having travelled to Iceland and through the Balkans and the Iberian peninsula, while the British were at war with France. His works included Travels in the Ionian Isles, Albania, Thessaly, Macedonia, &c: during the years 1812 and 1813 (published 1815).