Sir Edward Sabine Astronomer Scientist Parry Artic Expedition 1875 Letter Signed For Sale
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In fairness to all interested buyers PLEASE DO NOT ASK ME TO END THIS sale EARLY OFFERED HERE An ORIGINAL, NOT A COPY, NOR REPRODUCTION, low starting price, sale for a circa 1875 HANDWRITTEN LETTER (ALS) from important British astronomer, explorer and scientist General EDWARD SABINE. General Sir Edward Sabine KCB FRS (14 October 1788 â€“ 26 June 1883) was an Anglo-Irish astronomer, geophysicist, ornithologist, explorer and the 30th President of the Royal Society. Two branches of Sabine's work are notable: Determination of the length of the seconds pendulum, a simple pendulum whose time period on the surface of the Earth is two seconds, that is, one second in each direction; and his research on the Earth's magnetic field. He led the effort to establish a system of magnetic observatories in various parts of British territory all over the globe, and much of his life was devoted to their direction, and to analyzing their observations. While most of his research bears on the subjects just mentioned, other research deals with the birds of Greenland (Sabine's Gull is named for him), ocean temperatures, the Gulf Stream, barometric measurement of heights, arc of the meridian, glacial transport of rocks, the volcanoes of the Hawaiian Islands, and various points of meteorology. IT'S WORTH A GOOGLE SEARCH TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INTERESTING AND TALENTED MAN'S LIFE AND CAREER. Measures approximately 4 3/8 x 7 1/4 inches.The 2009 7the edition of SANDERS AUTOGRAPH PRICE GUIDE values a HANDWRITTEN LETTER from SIR EDWARD SABINE at $190.00. PAYMENT & MAILING I expect all items to be paid for within 5 days of the end of the sale. If you need more time to pay DO PLEASE CONTACT ME. I now offer one day shipping. I AM HAPPY TO COMBINE DOWN MAILING COSTS FOR ALL ITEMS LISTED WITH A SEVEN (7) DAY, ONE WEEK, PERIOD for State side buyers. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE wait for invoice before paying to receive a slight reduction in mailing cost for multiple purchases.offer WITH CONFIDENCE All autographs and historical paper that I sell are MONEY BACK GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC. I DO NOT SELL COPIES. I have collected historical autographs, books and ephemera since I was a kid in the late 1950's and have had this AUTOGRAPH in my own collection for a long long time!
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Sir Edward Sabine Astronomer Scientist Parry Artic Expedition 1875 Letter Signed: $70