Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Modern Languages Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

PDF

Modern Languages and Literatures: Faculty Publications and Other Works

Letter writing

2016

Articles 1 - 1 of 1

Full-Text Articles in Modern Languages

Ein Unveröffentlichter Brief Alexander Von Humboldts An Den Buchhändler Jean-Georges Treuttel, Reinhard Andress Jan 2016

Ein Unveröffentlichter Brief Alexander Von Humboldts An Den Buchhändler Jean-Georges Treuttel, Reinhard Andress

Modern Languages and Literatures: Faculty Publications and Other Works

The holdings of the Lilly Library (Indiana University) contain a short, unpublished letter written by Alexander von Humboldt to the bookseller and au thor, Jean-Georges Treuttel.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.