Ein unveröffentlichter Brief Alexander von Humboldts an den Buchhändler Jean-Georges Treuttel

Citation data:

International Review for Humboldt Studies, Vol: 33, Issue: 17

Publication Year:
2018
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Repository URL:
https://works.bepress.com/reinhard-andress/33; https://ecommons.luc.edu/modernlang_facpubs/25
DOI:
10.18443/228
Author(s):
Andress, Reinhard
Publisher(s):
HiN - Alexander von Humboldt im Netz. Internationale Zeitschrift für Humboldt-Studien
Tags:
Alexander von Humboldt; letter writing; Jean-Georges Treuttel; Humboldt; Jean-Georges Treuttel; Korrespondenz; Modern Languages; Modern Literature
article description
The holdings of the Lilly Library (Indiana University) contain a short, unpublished letter written by Alexander von Humboldt to the bookseller and au thor, Jean-Georges Treuttel. This article attempts to establish the historical-bibliographical context of the letter and to position it in Humboldt’s scientific work.