Ordering two books

Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, German philosopher (1770-1831). Autograph document signed.

[Berlin], 27 June 1822.

Small oblong 8vo. 1 p.

$7,805.00

Ordering books from the "Nicolaische Buchhandlung": "Schelver Lebens u. Formengeschichte der Pflanzen / Der deutsche Gilblas - von Göthe / bittet sich aus / Prof. Hegel".

The History of the Life and Forms of the Plant World by the German physician, botanist and natural philosopher Franz Joseph Schelver had just been published by Engelmann in Heidelberg; "Der deutsche Gil Blas oder Leben, Wanderungen und Schicksale Johann Christoph Sachses, eines Thüringers / von ihm selbst verfasst" was another recently-published title. Since 1800 Sachse served as assistant librarian in the Weimar library under Goethe, wo also had contriibuted the preface to the "German Gil Blas".

Occasional light browning and with traces of old mounting on verso.

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