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From Hugo to Cocteau, David to Gauguin, Chopin to Boulez, we offer here a wide range of important autograph letters from the greatest artists of the past centuries.

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[POUGY, Liane de] Harry Baur (1880-1943)

Set of letters addressed to Liane de Pougy
Paris / Brussels, various formats, 1931-1939, 7 pages and 1 telegram

“It is beyond my control not to feel all that is hopeless in the end of my life”

EUR 120,-
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[VERLAINE] ÉCHAUPRE, Gabriel (18– / 19–)

Autograph letter signed “Gabriel Echaupre” to Edmond Lepelletier, Editor-in-Chief of the Echo of Paris
Paris, 25 August 1896., 4 pp. in-8 on letterhead

“Verlaine asked me what I thought of his contracts with Vanier, and if he could finally break his pact of misery”

EUR 350,-
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[VERLAINE] KRANTZ, Eugénie (18–/1897)

Autograph letter signed twice “Eugénie Krantz” to Edmond Lepelletier
Paris, 39 rue Descartes, 8th January 1896, 2 pp. in-12 oblong

Extraordinary first-hand and unpublished testimony on Verlaine’s last moments, the day of his death

EUR 6.500,-
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[VERLAINE] KRANTZ, Eugénie (18–/1897)

Autograph letter signed several times “Eugénie Krantz” to Edmond Lepelletier
Paris 29th January [1896], 4 p. in-12

Hospitalized a few days after Verlaine’s death and abandoned by all, Eugénie Krantz calls for desperate help

EUR 1.500,-
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[VERLAINE] VANIER, Léon (1847-1896)

Les Hommes d’Aujourd’hui
Original copy, 4 pp.
Librairie Vanier, n°244 – Paris 19 quai St Michel

Famous and nice original copy on which Verlaine appears crouching and holding a fancy lyre

EUR 350,-
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[VERLAINE] VERLAINE, Jeanne (18–/18–)

Autograph letter signed “J. Verlaine” to a gentleman (probably Edmond Lepelletier)
Rue Montholon [Paris], circa 1889, 2 pp. in-8

“I would assure you that, when he came to the Broussais hospital to visit Mr. Verlaine, he asked me for a way to sue his publisher Vanier against whom he was extremely irritated.”

EUR 300,-
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ARTAUD, Antonin (1896-1948)

Autograph letter signed “Antonin Artaud” to his sister Marie Ange Malausséna
Espalion, 7th April 1946, 2 pages in-8

“You would do me a great service by sending me 4 or 5 tubes”

EUR 2.000,-
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ARTAUD, Antonin (1896-1948)

Autograph letter signed “Antonin Artaud” to his sister Marie-Ange Malausséna
Espalion, 11th April 1946, 4 pages in-8

“High-dose heroin does not cause addiction when it is of good quality”

EUR 4.500,-
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BALLANCHE, Pierre Simon (1776-1847)

Autograph letter signed “Ballanche fils” to a gentleman
Lyon, 29 April 1811, 2 pages in-4

You probably know a translation of the Telemaque, in Italian verses”

EUR 200,-
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BARBUSSE, Henri (1873-1935)

Autograph letter signed “Henri Barbusse” to a friend
Villa Célestine, Antibes [September 1919], 1 p. in-4

“I consider it the duty of the man of letters to draw the attention of whom right on the works that are worth it”

EUR 180,-
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BERLIOZ, Hector (1803-1869)

Autograph letter signed “Hector Berlioz” to his brother in law Camille Pal
N.p, 13th July 1860, 2 p. 1/2 in-8

“If God lends us a few more months of life, we will launch this great ship”

EUR 2.300,-
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BOULEZ, Pierre (1925-2016)

Autograoh signed card to André Dubois
[Marseille, 24 april 1854], 1 page in-8

“In 2 hours we leave to other heavens”

EUR 600,-
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BOULEZ, Pierre (1925-2016)

Autograph card signed to André Dubois
[Cologne, 10 IX 1952], 1 page in-8

“What will I tell you about the journeys in this divine valley, which Victor Hugo has not already said?”

EUR 650,-
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BOUSQUET, Jöe (1897-1950)

6 autograph letters signed, all adressed to Variétés journal
Carcassonne, 1946-1947, 21 pages in-8

Cosmic reality and color, Dubuffet & Bellmer…

EUR 3.500,-
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CELINE, Louis-Ferdinand (1894-1961)

Autograph letter signed « LF Celine » to Jean-Louis Tixier-Vignancour
[Klarskovgaard], 2nd [of May 1951], 6 and half pages, in-folio, laid paper

“I won’t be tricking to fuck french justice up the arse”

EUR 2.800,-
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CELINE, Louis-Ferdinand (1894-1961)

Autograph letter signed “LFCéline” to his friends Descaves
Copenhagen, 7th July [1947], (c/o Mikkelsen), 2 pages in-folio

“France does not deserve its writers”

EUR 2.800,-
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CENDRARS, Baise (1887-1961)

Autograph letter signed “Blaise Cendrars” to Mr J.P Morphée c/o André Gillois radiodiffusion française
Paris, Wednesday 4th [February 1953], 1 p. in-12 with autograph adress, stamp and seal on verso

Cendras makes a short autobiographical record of his works

EUR 850,-
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CHATEAUBRIAND, François-René de (1768-1848)

Autograph manuscript signed “Chateaubriand”
N.d.n.p, 1 page in-8 on double sheet, bespoke framing

“Fallen Rome offers asylum to fallen powers”

 

EUR 4.200,-
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CHATEAUBRIAND, François-René de (1768-1848)

Autograph letter signed “Chateaubriand” to Pierre-Narcisse Guérin
N.p, 13th July 1832, 2 pages in-8 on double sheet

“We must put an end to it and leave the world to those who are not as bored and tired as I am”

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CHAVANNES, Pierre Puvis de (1824-1898)

Autograph letter signed “P. Puvis” to Hippolyte DURAND-TAHIER,
Paris, 6 February 1896, 1 p. in-12

“It is urgent that I speak to you about Berlin”

EUR 150,-
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COCTEAU, Jean (1889-1963)

Autograph letter signed “Jean Cocteau” to Louis Bonalumi
St Jean Cap-Ferrat, 29th May 1954, 1 p. in-4, autograph envelope attached

“One of my beautiful illustrated books that we always forget in the bibliography

EUR 450,-
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COCTEAU, Jean (1889-1963)

Autograph letter signed “Jean Cocteau” with poetic quatrain, to a critic
Maisons-Laffitte, [1910], 4 pp. in-12 squared

“I was once accused of being too sad, and of being a 19-year-old”

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COCTEAU, Jean (1889-1963)

Autograph letter signed “Ton Jean” to Marianne
Milly, Monday 20th May [1958], 1 page in-4 adorned with an original drawing

“I have to do a job with Karajan at the Opera House”

EUR 900,-
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COCTEAU, Jean (1889-1963)

Autograph letter signed « Jean Cocteau » to Henry de Montherlant
Milly-la-Forêt, 1st November 1962, 1 page in-4

“Under this cupola which used to refuse Chateaubriand Hugo Vigny Balzac…”

EUR 700,-
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DELACROIX, Eugène (1798-1863)

Autograph letter signed « E Delacroix » to a unknown recipient
[Paris, 6 rue de Fürstenberg], 15 July 1863

« I am keeping the room and unable to get out »

EUR 2.200,-
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DELACROIX, Eugène (1798-1863)

Autograph letter signed « E. Delacroix » to Achille Piron
[Paris] 10th November 1815. 3 pages in-12

“Pray heaven that I become a great man”

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DELEUZE, Gilles (1925-1995)

First draft autograph manuscript with corrections
N.d.n.p (c. 1985), 1 p. in-4 numbered “8”

“It is probably necessary to go back to Lukács, whose History and Class Consciousness already posed the question of a new subjectivity”

EUR 1.400,-
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DORGELES, Roland (1885-1973)

Autograph letter signed “Roland Dorgeles” to Albert Dubeux
Montsaunes, s.d [le 15 avril]

“You were doing a literature class for future movie stars. They need it damn much!”

EUR 190,-
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DUMAS, Alexandre fils (1824-1895)

Autograph letter signed “A Dumas” to an unknown recipient
N.d.n.p [Paris], 5 pages in-8 on two double sheets

“They send me back to my Dame aux camélias, to my cocottes”

EUR 600,-
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ELUARD, Paul (1895-1952)

Autograph poem signed “Paul Eluard
N.d.n.p [c. 1925-1926], 1 page in-4 (240 x 240 mm)

“Cruelty is knotted and agile sweetness unravels”

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FLAUBERT, Gustave (1821-1880)

Autograph letter signed « Gve Flaubert » to Paul Meurice
[Paris, late April 1857], 1 page in-8 on double sheet laid paper, black ink

“A novel which I’m asking you to to send to Mr Hugo”

EUR 19.000,-
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FOUCAULT, Michel (1826-1984)

Autograph letter signed “M Foucault” to Claude Bonnefoy
N.p, 14th December [1965], 1 page 1/4 in-4

“It was a challenge – it seems to me – to talk about Genet after Sartre”

EUR 1.500,-
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GARNIER, Charles (1825-1898)

Autograph letter signed “Ch. Garnier” to Léonce Detroyat
[Paris, c. 1885] 1 page in-8 on laid paper

“I am not asking you to forgive me”

EUR 120,-
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GENEVOIX, Maurice (1890-1980)

Autograph quote signed “Maurice Genevoix”
N.d.n.p,
1/2 p. in-4

“In that summer of 1914, in the bright daylight when the bell tower of my childhood trembled at the beat of the tocsin”

EUR 450,-
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GENEVOIX, Maurice (1890-1980)

Autograph letter signed “Maurice Genevoix” à un confrère
Châteauneuf s/ Loire (Loiret), 24 January 1927, 1 page in-4

“I’m lazy enough to, when I work, only be able to work”

EUR 300,-
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GEORGE, Marguerite-Joséphine Weymer, dite Mademoiselle (1787-1867)

Autograph letter signed“George” to king Louis-Philippe 1er
Paris, 22 May 1840, 2 pages in-4

“With an elite troupe, I embark on a great dramatic journey, which will spread the study and taste of the masterpieces of French theatre abroad”

EUR 220,-
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GIDE, André (1869-1951)

Autograph letter signed “André Gide” to Muni
[Antibes, 6th July 1949], 1/4 p. in-8, autograph enveloppe attached

“With my smiling tributes and my best memories”

EUR 250,-
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GIDE, André (1869-1951)

Autograph letter signed “André Gide” to Muni
[Paris] 29th December 1950, 1 p. in-8, autograph envelope attached

“An eloquence that touches me in the best place of the heart”

EUR 600,-
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GIDE, André (1869-1951)

Autograph card signed “André Gide” to Michel Levesque
La Souco, 14th February [19]30, 1 page in-12 on the verso of a postcard

“I’ll see if there’s still a copy of Un Esprit non prévenu…”

EUR 450,-
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GIONO, Jean (1895-1970)

Autograph letter signed « Jean Giono » to the chief editor of Carrefour journal
[Manosque], 4th October 1948, 2 pages in-8

“Not that I believe in the superior excellence of what I write”

EUR 650,-
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GONCOURT, Edmond de (1822-1896)

Rare photographic portrait of Edmond de Goncourt
Circa 1885, glued on ivory cardboard, 16.5 cm x 10.5 cm

EUR 180,-
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HUGO, Adèle mère (1803-1868)

Autograph letter signed « Adèle et le V. Victor Hugo » to her dear cousin
N.p.n.d, 1 page in-8 on double sheet

EUR 220,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph poem signed « V.H. »
N.d.n.p, 1 page oblong in-4, brown ink
Bespoke framing

“The poet, inspired when the earth ignores…”

EUR 4.200,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor Hugo” to Eugène Pelletan
Hauteville House, 19th May [1867], 1 page 1/2 in-8

“Hernani is a mountaineer, and so am I. He’s hated literarily, and me politically”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph manuscript
N.d.n.p [Senate, March 1879] 1 page oblong in-12

“Who gives to the poor lend to God”

EUR 2.000,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor Hugo” to Eugène Pelletan
Hauteville House, 2nd April [1861], 2 pages in-8 on double sheet

“Why did we want to be faithful to freedom, and to ourselves?”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor Hugo” to a critic
28 January [1870], H[auteville] H[ouse], [Guernesey], 1 p. in-4

“I dedicate, like Aeschylus, my works to time”

EUR 6.000,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Original photograph by Pierre Petit
Period albumen print (1861). Name card format

The very first photograph of Victor Hugo with a beard

EUR 350,-
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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Original photograph by Melandri
Period albumin print (c. 1881). Cabinet card format

Nice portrait of the poet surrounded by his grandchildren

EUR 220,-
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HUYSMANS, Joris-Karl (1848-1907)

Autograph letter signed “JKHuysmans” to a colleague
N.d [1885], Paris, 1p 1/2 in-12 on laid paper

“Readers who generally prefer Mr Ohnet’s products to the pages of Flaubert and Goncourt”

EUR 450,-
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INGRES, Jean-Auguste-Dominique (1780-1867)

Autograph letter signed “Ingres” to Adolphe-Marcellin Defresne
N.p [Paris], Friday 9th June [1843], 1 page in-8, address on verso

Ingres announces to go to dinner at the Minister of the Navy

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KESSEL, Joseph (1898-1979)

Autograph manuscript signed – « Le Chant des partisans »
[N.d.n.p] one page in-8

Superb and rare manuscript of Kessel’s first lyrics from Le Chant des partistans, the French Resistance’s most popular song during World War II

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LAGERFELD, Karl (1933-2019)

Autograph letter signed “Karl Lagerfeld” to Charles Hochstetter
S.l, [Received on 7th June 1985], 1 page in-folio on bespoke stationery to his initials “KL”

“Only Louis XV, transition, and Louis XVI”

EUR 600,-
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LAMARTINE, Alphonse de (1790-1869)

Autograph letter signed “Lamartine” to a friend
N.p [4th April 1853], 3 pages in-8 on double sheet, original envelope

“I don’t know anything about Hugo other than that he’s in Jersey with his family at his studies”

EUR 500,-
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LORRAIN, Jean (1855-1906)

Autograph letter signed “Jean Lorrain”, to a friend
Auteuil [no date], 2 pages in-12 oblong

“Would you like to come to Auteuil for lunch?”

EUR 280,-
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LOUŸS, Pierre (1870-1925)

Set of 4 autograph letters signed “P” and 2 autograph manuscripts
Villa Velléda [Bassin d’Arcachon, c. 1912], 15 pages in-12

“In the smile of the Mona Lisa, I have never seen any enigma, nothing but concealment”

EUR 950,-
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LUBICZ-MILOSZ, Oscar Venceslas de (1877-1939)

Autograph letter signed “Votre Milosz” to a friend and poet
S.l.n.d (Monday), 2 pages in-8

“I am at ease to be able to attach to this fold a final copy of the XVII Poems”

EUR 250,-
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MAETERLINCK, Maurice (1862-1949)

Autograph card signed “Maeterlinck” to Edouard Dujardin
Lisbon, 3rd April 1940, 1 page in-8

“Let’s wait for less barbaric times”

EUR 250,-
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MALLARMÉ, Stéphane (1842-1898)

Autograph card signed “Stéphane Mallarmé” to Aurélien-François Lugné-Poe
Paris, [11th] February [1895], 1 page 1/2 in-12

“You give me the pleasure of hearing you in advance…”

EUR 1.300,-
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MALRAUX, André (1901-1976)

Autograph letter signed « André Malraux » to a critic
Np, 30th [1933], 1 page in-8

“I understand, of course, the mistrust that a book about China can inspire”

EUR 1.900,-
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MARTIN DU GARD, Roger (1881-1958)

Autograph letter signed “Roger Martin du Gard” to a friend
Nice, 21st Nov[ember] [19]36, 3 p. in-8

“I have a great chance in my misfortune: it is to have you !”

EUR 300,-
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MAUPASSANT, Guy de (1850-1893)

Autograph signed document « Guy de Maupassant » to Georges Charpentier
Paris, 24th April 1880, 1 page in-8-oblong.

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MITTERRAND, François (1916-1996)

Autograph letter signed « François Mitterrand » to Edmonde Charles-Roux
Paris, 4th novembre 1973, half-page in-8, blue ink

“Giono, whom I love”

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PELADAN, Joséphin (1858-1918)

Autograph letter signed ‘Peladan‘ to Gabriel Mourey
[Paris, 18th April 1888], 1 page in-8 on yellow paper

“I said, my dear friend, that we send you the new Aurevilly”

EUR 500,-
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PELADAN, Joséphin (1858-1918)

Autograph letter signed ‘Peladan’ to Gabriel Mourey
[Hyères, 21st February 1888], 1 page in-8 on yellow paper

“having to deliver Istar soon enough”

EUR 400,-
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PIAF, Édith (1915-1963)

Autograph letter signed in the text « Edith Piaf » and at the end « Pupuce » to Yves Montand
Bruxelles, 30 October [1945] 8 pages in-8

“You know the reasons which give me the right to have a weakness”

EUR 4.200,-
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PICABIA, Francis (1879-1953)

Autograph letter signed “Francis Picabia” to a gentleman
Paris, 27th November 1938, 1 p. in-4

“It is impossible for me to exhibit at your place”

EUR 900,-
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PISSARRO, Camille (1830-1903)

Autograph letter signed “C. Pissarro” to his son Rodolphe « Rodo » Pissarro
Le Havre, 21st Sep(tember) 1903, ¾ page in-8 on graph paper

I am part of the Zola pilgrimage delegation at Médan”

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PROUST, Adrien (1834-1903)

[20th November 1886] Original albumen print from period. Cabinet format (147 x 106 mm), mounted on thick card in the photographer’s name.

Famous portrait of Dr. Adrien Proust who was then fifty-two years old

EUR 1.500,-
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PROUST, Jeanne WEIL (1849-1905)

[5th December 1904], original period film print. Round photography (159 mm diameter), mounted on thick paper frame in the photographer’s name.

One of the last portraits of Jeanne Weil Proust, less than a year before her death

EUR 3.500,-
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PROUST, Marcel (1871-1922)

Autograph letter signed « Marcel Proust » to Robert de Billy
[Paris, second half of July, 1907] 5 pages in-8

“One day I got up to throw a dinner party at the Ritz !”

EUR 11.000,-
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PROUST, Marcel (1871-1922)

Typescript with autograph additions for the first edition of In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower
One page in-12 oblong glued on in-4 laid paper

“I loved Gilberte too much not to find Swann’s relationships desirable”

EUR 23.000,-
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PROUST, Marcel (1871-1922)

Autograph letter signed “Marcel Proust” to Robert de Flers
[Paris, November 6, 7 or 8, 1913] (1) 4 pages in-8

“The total work will be called In Search of Lost Time”

EUR 35.000,-
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PROUST, Marcel (1871-1922)

Autograph letter signed “Marcel” to Louis d’Albufera
N.p, c. 21st December 1904, 2 pages in-8, mourning paper

“The sad embarrassment that I am…”

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PROUST, Marcel (1871-1922)

Autograph letter signed « Marcel » to Robert de Flers
[Paris, 16th or 17th November 1913], 4 pp. in-4

«Keep in you the source of youthful memories»

EUR 7.000,-
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PROUST, Marcel (1871-1922)

Original photography by Paul Boyer
Period albumin print (circa 1891). Name card format

Very scarce original photograph of young Marcel Proust

EUR 9.500,-
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QUENEAU, Raymond (1903-1976)

Autograph letter signed “Queneau” to Hugues Fouras
S.L, 5 February 1959, 1 page in-8 with Nrf letterhead

“Time has passed”

EUR 150,-
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QUENEAU, Raymond (1903-1976)

Autograph letter signed “Queneau” [to Michel Arrivé]
S.l, 21 February 1968, 1/2 page in-8, NRF letterhead

“Michel Leiris will talk to Picasso about the issue that concerns you”

 

EUR 250,-
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RÉCAMIER, Juliette (1777-1849)

Autograph letter signed “J Recamier” to a Monsieur
N.p, “Wednesday“, 1 page 1/4 in-12

“The slight help I can offer “

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RENOIR, Pierre-Auguste (1841-1919)

Autograph letter signed “Renoir” to Paul Bérard
Naples, Saturday 26th [November 1881], 3 pages in-12

“I have tried it all, painting with gasoline, wax, siccative…”

EUR 8.500,-
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SACHS, Maurice (1906-1945)

Autograph letter signed “Maurice Sachs” to Henry de Montherlant
Paris, December 1941, 2 pages in-8

“Since I am no longer young, I no longer write to writers”

EUR 350,-
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SADE, Donatien-Alphonse-François, Marquis de (1740-1814)

Autograph manuscript signed « Sade » to his notary Charles Gaufridy
[Asile de Charenton], 6th Fructidor an 13 (24th August 1805) 4 pages in-8

“I reserve myself the right to dispose of 800 f at my death to the individual…”

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SAINTE-BEUVE, Charles Augustin (1804-1869)

Autograph letter signed “SteBeuve” to a gentleman
17th 9bre [November] 1865

“Nodier, at least, says it in his Memories of the Revolution”

EUR 150,-
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SAND, George (1804-1876)

Autograph letter signed “GSand” [to Paul Porel]
Nohant, May 28 [18]76, 1 page in-8 in black ink

One of George Sand’s last letters, a few days before her death

EUR 2.800,-
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SAND, George (1804-1876)

Autograph letter signed « GSand » to Gustave Flaubert
Paris, Friday [31st August 1866], 3 pages on double sheet in-8 with embossed initials

“I found Paris very small yesterday, while crossing the bridges”

EUR 4.800,-
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SARTRE, Jean-Paul (1905-1980)

Autograph letter signed “J.P Sartre”  to Georges Agiman
N.p, 17th October 1957, 1/2 page in-folio

“La putain respectueuse”

EUR 700,-
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SUE, Eugène (1804-1857)

Autograph letter signed “Eugène Sue” to editor Pougin
Paris, n.d, 1 page in-8

“A proposal that I hope at least might be right for you”

EUR 220,-
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TCHAÏKOVSKI, Piotr Ilitch (1840-1893)

Original photography by Alfred Lorens, S. Petersbourg
Period albumen print (1874). Name card format

Superb portrait of the Russian composer

EUR 2.500,-
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TOULOUSE-LAUTREC, Henri de (1864-1901)

Autograph letter signed « Henri » to his grandmother, Madame Léonce Tapié de Celeyran
Npnd. [Paris, c. 28th December 1886]

“I undertook this year an absolutely serious task which is to work outside in Paris”

EUR 6.500,-
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VALÉRY, Paul (1871-1945)

Autograph letter signed « Paul Valéry » to Comte Gilbert de Voisins
[Paris] 40 rue de Villejust (which later on became Paul Valery), [1925], 2 pages in-8, on grey paper

Sometimes I have the clear idea that people have gone crazy

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VALÉRY, Paul (1871-1945)

Autograph letter signed « Paul Valéry » to Pierre Camo
Paris, 40 rue de Villejust, September 1923, 3 pages in-8

“Sending a kind of flower through the vain network of latitudes”

EUR 350,-
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VALÉRY, Paul (1871-1945)

Autograph letter signed « Paul Valéry » to a friend
N.p [Paris], 27th August 1942, 2 pages in-8, Institut de France letterhead

“I am becoming, by the force of things – a literary man!”

EUR 450,-
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VERLAINE, Paul (1844-1896)

Autograph letter signed “P Verlaine” to Jules Tellier
Paris, 19 July 1887, 4 pages in-12 on two separate sheets

“There is even a very good cabaret at the end of Campo Santo that Baudelaire would have liked…”

EUR 3.900,-
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VERLAINE, Paul (1844-1896)

Original albumin print mounted on thin card
Lymington, 1879. 
Name card format (100 x 60 mm).
 Ex-dono autograph by Verlaine on verso

Unpublished portrait which has never been reproduced or reported on Verlaine’s main iconographic collections

EUR 12.500,-
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VERLAINE, Paul (1844-1896)

Original photograph of Paul Verlaine by Otto Wegener
[Paris, 1893], cabinet format (10,8 x 16,8 cm)

Famous portrait of the poet in preparation for his candidacy for the Académie Française

EUR 2.200,-
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VERLAINE, Paul (1844-1896)

Original photograph of Paul Verlaine by Paul Marsan, known as Dornac
[Paris, 28 May 1892], 135 x 180 mm

Timeless portrait of Verlaine, sitting on a bench at café François 1er, in front of a large glass of absinthe

EUR 3.500,-
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VERLAINE, Paul (1844-1896)

Autograph letter signed « PV » [to Charles Morice]
Coulommes, wednesday (September or October 1884) ; 1 page in-8

“How annoying it is to run out of bones”

EUR 2.800,-
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VERLAINE, Paul (1844-1896)

Printed poem with autograph corrections, titled « À Horatio »
Newspaper clipping Le Hanneton from 8th August 1867. 63 x 80 mm mounted on larger sheet 193 x 152 mm.

“Ami, le temps n’est plus des guitares, des plumes…”

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VLAMINCK, Maurice de (1876-1958)

Autograph letter signed “Vlaminck” to an unknown recipient
2nd January 1946, 1 p. in-4

“I have nothing against your exhibition project…”

EUR 220,-
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VLAMINCK, Maurice de (1876-1958)

Autograph letter signed “Vlaminck” to Lucien Descaves
La Tourillière, Rueil-la-Gadelière (Eure-et-Loir) 20 April 1931, 2 pages in-8

About his next book, Poliment

EUR 350,-
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ZOLA, Emile (1840-1902)

Autograph letter signed « Emile Zola » to Gustave Flaubert
Médan, 30th November [18]78, 4 pages in-8 on double sheet, black ink on laid paper

“My ambition is to show the whore’s daily life”

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