CHATEAUBRIAND François-René de (1768-1848)

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CHATEAUBRIAND François-René de (1768-1848)

L.A.S. "Chateaubriand", Paris 23 ventose March 14, 1803, [to Arnauld DULAU]; 1 page in-4.
To the London bookseller who had published the Genius of Christianity in 1802.
He informs him of the publication in the Mercure de France and in the Debates of the "prospectus of our three new editions. The price is irrevocably fixed as follows: joint edition in two volumes in-8° with La Défense .... 10ll edition in 8°, 4 vol. with La Défense, vellum paper, magnificent engravings .... 75ll the same, paper in 4° .... 108ll
The editions will appear at Easter, or shortly afterwards. How many copies do you want us to send you? Do you have any subscriptions for the beautiful editions?
The English translation has just been completed on the sheets of the second edition. See if there is anything you can do with a bookseller. If there is a translation (and I am told that he is preparing one), be sure to send it to me".
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