NAPOLEON III

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter to Delphine de Girardin
Marine Terrace [Jersey] 2nd May [1854], 4 pages small in-8

“I will not put myself behind a mask the day I put myself behind a barricade”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Autograph letter signed “Victor H” à Joséphine Trébuchet
Brussels, 19th December [1851], 1 page in-8 on double sheet

“I fought for the right, for the truth, for the righteous, for the people, for France”

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HUGO, Victor (1802-1885)

Draft of an autograph poem
N.p.n.d [Guernesey, 1859], 1 p. in-8° (140 x 145 cm)

« Never mind O traitor! at point-blank range my book shoots you! »

EUR 9.500,-
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LAMARTINE, Alphonse de (1790-1869)

Autograph letter signed “Lamartine” to a colleague
N;p, 22nd January 1851, 4 pages in-8 on blue laid paper

“The education of freedom cannot be done under despotism”

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LAMARTINE, Alphonse de (1790-1869)

Autograph letter signed “Lamartine” to a colleague
43 rue Ville-Evêque, Paris, 30 January 1856, 4 p. in-8

“You would be the Plato of politics. But current times require Machiavelli”

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MONTIJO (de), Impératrice Eugénie (1826-1920)

Autograph letter signed « Eugénie » to Marie-Thérèse Bartholoni
Prince’s gate SW [London], 26 November [1881], 5 p. in-8 on mourning paper

« The widow of Napoleon III remains and will remain close to those who died in exile »

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MONTIJO, impératrice Eugénie de (1826-1920)

Autograph letter signed « Eugénie » to Elisabeth de la Croix de Castries
Abergeldie Castle, 20th October 1893, 2 p. 1/2 in-8 on mourning paper

« I can only sympathize with a pain that I myself have experienced »

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MONTIJO, Impératrice Eugénie de (1826-1920)

Autograph letter signed « Eugénie » on mourning paper to Jane Thorne
Chislehurst, [9 February 1873], 4 p. in-8, envelope included

“I can no longer look back, I dare not look forward, my horizon is lost in this painful present”

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SAND, George (1804-1876)

Autograph letter to Eugène Delacroix
Nohant, 25 Xbre [December] [18]52, 4 pp. in-8°

« What a time of bitterness and melancholy for the poor artists seeking ideals on this earth ! »

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