[With the notation "If not there to be forwarded by favour of Prof. Liebig" on the address.] "I am very glad to hear that you are going to edit a German Geological Journal".
‘… I am very glad to hear that you are going to edit a German
Geological Journal …’
‘If not there to be forwarded by favour of Prof. Liebig’
- f1 741.f1Date taken from the Stargardt catalogue.
- f2 741.f2Dieffenbach had corresponded with the German publisher Eduard Vieweg about the possibility of producing an encyclopaedia of science, but nothing came of the project (Bell 1976, p. 117).
- f3 741.f3This note, ‘If … Liebig’, was written on the cover. Dieffenbach had studied with Justus von Liebig and served as his agent in England in connection with a fertiliser enterprise (Bell 1976, pp. 18, 107–11).