French Literature. Eight autograph letters etc George Sand, Dumas père, Scribe, Bernhardt, Zola and others
French Literature. Eight autograph letters etc George Sand, Dumas père, Scribe, Bernhardt, Zola and others
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French Literature. Eight autograph letters etc George Sand, Dumas père, Scribe, Bernhardt, Zola and others

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

French Literature. Eight autograph letters etc George Sand, Dumas père, Scribe, Bernhardt, Zola and others

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:1,062GBP

Lot Details

Description

FRENCH LITERATURE

Eight autograph letters and notes by George Sand, Dumas père, Sarah Bernhardt, Zola and others, nineteenth-century


George Sand. Autograph note about Les vacances de Pandolphe, accompanying her text for the song "Embrassons-nous, Mignonne", which is ready to be set to music, 2 pages, 12mo, Paris, c.1852--Alexandre Dumas père. Autograph letter to his collaborator Petruccelli, about "notre Histoire des Bourbons", describing it as a patriotic work, 2 pages, 4to, 3 March, c.1862--Sarah Bernhardt. Autograph letter to Édouard Robert, signed ("Sarah"), 2 pages, 16mo, on printed stationery with her monogram, autograph envelope, postmarked 12 January 1878; together with items by Zola (inscribed visiting card), Eugène Scribe (to Pingard, requesting tickets) and Bourgault-Ducoudray (autograph musical quotation from Stabat mater and a letter, 8 December 1878), 8 items in all

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


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Important Manuscripts, Continental Books and Music
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