Letter, 1840 September 29, Aubel near Rome, to Ticknor [n.p.].

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Bunsen, Christian Karl Josias, Freiherr von, 1791-1860. Letter, 1840 September 29, Aubel near Rome, to Ticknor [n.p.].

Letter, 1840 September 29, Aubel near Rome, to Ticknor [n.p.].

Thanks him for the gift of Mr. Prescott's work. Ticknor must have helped Prescott. The young King of Prussia is putting new life into the Germans. Mentions Alexander Humboldt.

4 p. on 1 fold. leaf. 21 cm.

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