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Keller, Gottfried

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Autograph letter signed, one page, 5 x 8 inch, Zurich, 15.12.1874, in German, concerning copies of the new edition of his collection of novels `Die Leute von Seldwyla`, written and signed in black ink "Gottfried Keller", with a central horizontal letter fold, and scattered very mild signs of wear - in fine to very fine condition. In parts: "Als ich neulich Exemplare der neuen Ausgabe der L. v. S. [his collection of novels `Die Leute von Seldwyla`] einpackte und versandte, wußte ich, daß ich Jemanden in erster Linie stehenden vergessen hatte, u. ich konnte doch nicht auf den Sprung kommen. Endlich u. doch plötzlich fallen Sie mir jetzt in später Abendstunde ein... Gottfried Keller"

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SKU 6032671
Profession Swiss poet and writer of German literature - best known for his novel `Green Henry` (German: `Der grüne Heinrich`), he became one of the most popular narrators of literary realism in the late 19th century
Year of birth 1819
year of death 1890
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 5 x 8
Condition fine to very fine
Type of Autograph letters