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Autograph Letter, signed ("Leconte de Lisle"), suggesting that the recipient will find him at the Bibliothèque… by  Charles-Marie-René Leconte de Lisle - 1887 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 301234)

Autograph Letter, signed ("Leconte de Lisle"), suggesting that the recipient will find him at the Bibliothèque du Sénat [with his collected poems, 4 vols., Paris: Lemerre, 1895]

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Autograph Letter, signed ("Leconte de Lisle"), suggesting that the recipient will find him at the Bibliothèque du Sénat [with his collected poems, 4 vols., Paris: Lemerre, 1895]

by Leconte de Lisle, Charles-Marie-René

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Paris, 1887. Ink on laid paper, 10 lines, with integral blank. 8vo. Toned, else fine. Ink on laid paper, 10 lines, with integral blank. 8vo. The elegant hand of the great French Parnassian poet and classicist, Charles Leconte de Lisle (1818-1894), elected to the Académie française in 1886, to Victor Hugo's seat.

He writes, in part "Si vous voulez avoir l'obligeance de passer, lunci prochain, vers deux heures, à la Bibliothèque du Sénat, au Palais du Luxemborug, vous m'y trouverez certainement ..." and signs with a bold flourish

In a set of the collected poems, comprising: Poèmes Barbares, Poèmes Antiques, Poèmes Tragiques, and Derniers Poems (1895), uniformly bound in quarter red morocco and marbled boards, t.e.g. (Slightly rubbed; memorial label on pastedown, cancelled, shelfmarks on verso of flyleaves, otherwise unmarked).

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James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
301234
Title
Autograph Letter, signed ("Leconte de Lisle"), suggesting that the recipient will find him at the Bibliothèque du Sénat [with his collected poems, 4 vols., Paris: Lemerre, 1895]
Author
Leconte de Lisle, Charles-Marie-René
Format/binding
Ink on laid paper, 10 lines, with integral blank. 8vo
Book condition
Used - Toned, else fine
Quantity available
1
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1887
Keywords
French
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Literature;

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verso
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
Marbled boards
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]

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