For many years, the autograph library has specialized in the sale of autograph letters and manuscripts. Signed autograph letter to leon gellis.Two pages in-8° on green paper head gelis-didot & cie, bankers. Sheet, a plan of mass is drawn at the lead mine. Paris - 2 May 1861. Baudelaire, without a penny, gets his drawings taken. About the seizure at my house on my collection of drawings.
" Here are the thirty francs that complete the payment of the first calonne note, which I had been wrong to forget. There is tomorrow a quote for the last two tickets; I will not go, being supported by your gracious promise.
You asked me what I definitely wanted to do: I want to come to you at the end of each month and deposit with you any amount, 50, 100, 200, etc. The extreme latitude I ask of you is due to the absolute irregularity of my income. But never a new month will begin without a visit from me, and without depositing money at your house.
Have the kindness to convey this letter to your bailiff with a word from you. With regard to the seizure of my collection of drawings at home, I will tell you that there are a very large number of them which were not my own and which were simply entrusted to me for literary work. Finally, lastly, I will leave here, until the last moment, all the tickets, and ask you to make an effort to get m. De calonne the reimbursement of the costs and interest. Baudelaire 22, rue d'amsterdam.
Alphonse de calonne was the director of the contemporary magazine, in which Baudelaire published several articles of criticism. Relatively complacent to the poet, he sometimes participated in the "shuttles", these small fraudulent operations mounted by baudelaire and malassis. The publisher provided the writer with tickets of convenience, which passed through the hands of his friends asselineau, monselet or even hetzel, before ending up expected at various bankers in the capital.Gelis was one of them. Consult our manuscripts The Autograph Gallery of Centuries specializes in the sale and expertise of autograph letters and manuscripts of the great personalities of past centuries. Purchase / payment methods we accept the following methods of payment: transfers and bank cheques. The prices shown are in euros and are net. We can also ship by private carrier at your request. Conditions of sale in accordance with the practice of the international league of the ancient bookstore, we accept a guarantee of return within 14 days. The return costs are borne by the buyer. About all the pieces proposed are originals whose authenticity we guarantee. Our invoices serve as proof of authenticity of the parts sold. However, at your request, we may establish a certificate of authenticity, in addition. This item is in the category "books, bd, magazines\old books, collection". The seller is "juniennn0" and is located in this country: en.
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