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# - Fontane, Theodor.
THREE AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED ("TH. FONTANE"), IN GERMAN, TO TWO RECIPIENTS ("HOCHVEREHRTE FRAU UND FREUNDIN"; "LIEBE LISE")
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# - Fontane, Theodor.
THREE AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED ("TH. FONTANE"), IN GERMAN, TO TWO RECIPIENTS ("HOCHVEREHRTE FRAU UND FREUNDIN"; "LIEBE LISE")
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 3,120 GBP
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# - Fontane, Theodor.
THREE AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED ("TH. FONTANE"), IN GERMAN, TO TWO RECIPIENTS ("HOCHVEREHRTE FRAU UND FREUNDIN"; "LIEBE LISE")

about his daughter Martha, discussing her health, the Veits, politics ("so haben wir einen Sozialdemokraten mehr im Reichstag..."), humorously measuring his feelings in degrees centigrade, expressing his thanks for their good wishes and hoping that they may come true

...Wenn ich meine Gefühle messe, so ergibt sich...folgende Scala: Frau Dr. Witte:...50º C...Gedicht...: Nullpunkt...

6 pages, plus blanks, 8vo, Berlin, 1894-95, where indicated, small hole to one letter, not affecting text

together with six autograph letters by Fontane's daughter Martha and twelve others addressed to the apothecary J.E. Schacht and Emilie Löser (21)


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A good trio of letters by the great German novelist, with others from his daughter and his circle. Fontane's early training as an apothecary comes to the fore humorously in one of the letters, in which he describes his feelings in terms of degrees centigrade.

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