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Henry Peter Brougham, First Baron Brougham and Vaux to John Watt, son of James Watt, 2 rare manuscript ALS

by Brougham, Henry Lord

Price: $1,100.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 012106
  • Book condition: Fine
  • Place: England
  • Date published: 1839
  • Keywords: JAMES WATT ARAGO VICTORIAN SCIENCE HISTORY OF SCIENCE STEAM ENGINE

England, 1839. England, 1839. Two rare and important SIGNED MANUSCRIPT letters addressed to John Watt, son of James Watt, at Aston Hall, Birmingham by Lord Brougham at Brougham Castle, 1839. One a query as to who was the first to weigh the water produced by the combination of the two airs. Red seal. The other from London on Arago (the French astronomer, Francois Arago) and the Watt memorial. Both attended this event in Paris. Each letter one page, folded, dated and signed by Lord Brougham.. Signed. Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.