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French Writer Guy De Maupassant Autograph, Handwritten Letter Signed

   Henri Rene Albert Guy de Maupassant. French writer, remembered as a master of the short story form, and as a representative of the naturalist school of writers. Autograph letter signed, one page (cardboard), 4,5 x 3,5 inch, `GM - 10, Rue Montchanin` personal stationery, in French, to a lady - concerning an invitation for dinner, written and signed in dark ink "Maupassant", attractively mounted (removable) for display with a portrait picture of Maupassant (altogether 8,25 x 11,75 inch), in very fine condition. Chere Madame, Seriez vous libre dimanche? Et voulez-vous diner chez moi? ...

French Poet Charles Baudelaire Autograph, Handwritten Letter Signed

   French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe. Baudelaire, with mild browning, three horizontal letter folds, and two areas of paper loss of the adjoining sheet (due to the opening of the fold by the recipient) - in fine condition. Le 4 décembre 1862, Cher Monsieur, Vous devinez qu`après la belle réception que m`a faite M. Chevalier, cet illustre inconnu, je suis peu tenté de remettre les pieds au Paÿs. Si le Paÿs a envie de l`article Salammbô, il le fera demander à Michel Lévy, chez qui je le déposerai. ...

French Writer Emile Zola Naturalism Autographed Letter Signed

  French writer, the most important exemplar of the literary school of naturalism and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism. Autograph letter signed, two pages - folded double-page, 5,25 x 8 inch, Medan, 12.08.1889, in French, to a gentleman - Zola thanks his correspondent for a favour for Mrs Renaud, written and signed with his full name in black ink "Emile Zola", with mild intersecting letter folds - otherwise in very fine condition. Monsieur, Je tiens a vous remercier bien vivement du bon accueil que vous avez en l`obligeance de faire a ma recommanda- ...