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SABINE, Sir Edward (1788-1883). Army officer, explorer and physicist.
Autograph Letter Signed to John Murray, 1½ pages 8vo (traces of glue in the margin), no place, 29 January 1867. Thanking Murray for a copy of de Chaillu's 'volume'.

'... I have not had the pleasure of seeing Mr du Chaillu since his return from Africa. ...'

Paul du Chaillu (1831?-1903) was a French-American explorer. On his expedition of 1863-1865 he was able to confirm the existence of the pygmy people, and the volume mentioned here is no doubt his account published in 1867.

£75 [No: 26214]
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