Francois Mauriac autograph

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Mauriac, Francois

SKU:6031179

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Typed letter signed

CHF175.00

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Typed letter signed, one page, 5,25 x 6,25 inch, `38. Avenue Theophile Gautier XVIe.` letterhead, 7.09.1958, in French, to Gerard de Catalogne - concerning a meeting, signed in blue ballpoint ink "Francois Mauriac", attractively mounted (removable) for display with a photograph, shows Mauriac in a chest-up portrait (altogether 11,75 x 8,25 inch), with a central horizontal letter fold and very mild signs of wear to the edges - in fine to very fine condition. Translated: "Dear Gerard de Catalogne, I would have been very happy to see you and speak with you about the past. But I will only pass through Paris and will be at Malagar, Gironde, on 23 Septembre, I am very sorry not to see you and not to know your son. Jean [probably his son Jean Mauriac, born 1924] told me about the friendly welcome you had given him in Haiti. Believe in my good faithful thought. - Francois Mauriac"

Additional Information

SKU 6031179
Profession French author; member of the Académie française (1933); laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature (1952)
Year of birth 1885
year of death 1970
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 5,25 x 6,25 (altogether 11,75 x 8,25 inch)
Condition fine to very fine
Type of Autograph letters